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Debra Ownby, 61

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Debra Ownby, 61, of Green Cove Springs, FL went to be with the Lord peacefully on Monday, August 30, 2021.  She was born on July 22, 1960 and was a lifelong resident of Green Cove Springs.

Debra was a devoted wife, mother, grams, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend.  She enjoyed cooking, crafting, decorating, going to the beach and all the girls trips.  Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is predeceased by her brother, Tony Barber. Debra is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 40 years, Bryan Ownby; her sons, Scott Ownby (Laura) and Chad Ownby (Nicole); five grandchildren, Braxton, Kiley, Landon, Jenna and Karsen; her mother, Carolyn Piccalo (Jack); father, Clyde Barber (Lawanda); two sisters, Sheryl Hartzog (Allen) and Theresa Petty (Randy); two aunts, Gwen Castelli (Buzz) and Susan Casey (David); nephews, Kyle, Brandon, Travis, Austin; her niece, Katie; as well as many more close family and friends.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, September 7, 2021 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at Russell Haven of Rest.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 11:00am in the chapel at Russell Haven of Rest with Father Luke McLoughlin officiating.  Graveside services to follow at Penney Farms Cemetery.

For friends and family who are unable to attend the service in person you are welcomed to be a part of the service by joining via zoom. The zoom Meeting ID 854 298 7082, PIN VR7h4z (case sensitive).

For friends and family who are unable to attend the service, you may send a request through Facebook to join “In Remembrance of Debbie”.  Please send the request to join the closed group to “Katie Nichole” to view the live stream.

Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043.  Family and friends may share their condolences at: 904-284-7720