Debra Ask

Debra Sue Ask

Monday, April 20th, 1953 - Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Athens –A Celebration of the Life of Debra Ask, of Athens, will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home with Pastor David Jordan officiating.

Debra Ask passed away on December 15, 2018 in Tyler.

Debra Dykes Ask was born April 20, 1953 in Wilmington, Delaware the daughter of Elton Raymond Dykes and Julia Lynn Ingram Dykes. She enjoyed fishing, traveling and going to the casinos. She loved music, thrifting and collecting windchimes and rocks. She always liked cooking, caring for others, having company over and spending her evenings enjoying the stars and moon. She cherished her grandchildren, was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her five children, Adam McClenny of Athens, Duane Pruitt and wife Heather of Glendive, Montana, Deanne Boswell and husband Justin of Athens, Joey Ask of Athens, Karol Anne Taylor and husband Aaron of Athens; ten grandchildren, Caitlin McClenny, Jordan McClenny, Keegan Adair, Madelynn Pruitt, Mallory Pruitt, Ava Boswell, Landen Boswell, Makayla Ask, Aubrey Taylor and Barrett Taylor.

The family would love for donations to be made in her memory to the Food Pantry 715 E. Corsicana, Athens, Texas.

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  • Memorial Service

    Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 2:00pm
    Hannigan Smith Funeral Home
    842 SE Loop 7
    ATHENS, TX 75752
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    Pastor David Jordan


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Dotty Davis

Posted at 12:13pm
My thoughts and prayers for everyone. What a huge loss! Debbie will be missed by so many. She was like a second mom and I Loved her dearly. I am heartbroken to know she has left this earth, but rejoicing in the knowledge that she is in heaven looking down and smiling. All my love to her loved ones!!

Jan ashton

Posted at 09:37am


Posted at 08:27am
With deepest sympathy,she will be greatly missed. Jacqueline and Boo Burchfield and her second family at Shortys.
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Beth Norman Lidiak

Posted at 11:27pm
My deepest condolences to the family. Debbie was a big part of my childhood and I will never forget her. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God Bless you and give you peace during this difficult time.
❤️Beth Norman Lidiak

Christina Webb (McGee) step dad

Posted at 10:08pm
My sincerest condolences to Debbie’s children, grandchildren, family & friends. So many years since I’ve seen her, but fun childhood memories live on always❣️

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