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- Published on 12 September 2012
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Debra Faye Forsyth, age 50, died September 5, 2012 at her home in Mount Vernon, Tex.
She was born Nov. 6, 1961 in St. Joseph Mo. She is the daughter of Roger Miller and Faye Crystal Kniss.
Debbie grew up in Sutherland, Nebr. and graduated from Sutherland High School. While working at the Power Plant in Sutherland she met her husband, Ronnie. She married Ronald Forsyth on May 22, 1981. After their marriage, they moved to Texas. Debbie worked as a Registered Certified Pharmacy Technician at Key Medicine Chest in Winnsboro, Tex. In 1990, Debbie and Ronnie were blessed with one daughter, Crystal De’Lynn Forsyth.
Debbie had a loving heart and enjoyed giving gifts to others besides her family when needed. She loved going to the NASCAR races and made it an annual event with Ronnie and their friends. Her last great adventure was in August at the races in Bristol, Tenn.
The most treasured time of her life was going to Nebraska to be with her family, especially her great-nieces and nephews.
Debbie was welcomed into heaven by her grandparents, two brothers, Robbie and Butch, a sister, Crystal Renee’, her dad Roger, her father-in-law, Jewel, brother-in-law, Jerry and John David.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald, and daughter, Crystal of Mount Vernon; her mother, Faye Kniss and step-dad, Jack Kniss of Gothenbur, Nebr.; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Dee and Jeff Tuenge of North Platte, Nebr., Tammy and Don Leonhardt of Azle, Tex., and Rochelle Whitman of St. Joseph, Mo.; a brother and sister-in-law, Chuck and Suzi Miller of Sprngfield, Nebr.; a step-sister, Julie McCoy; four step-brothers, Jared Kniss, Chad, J. J., and Kyle Obert, her step-mother, Ruby Miller of Nebraska; and many nieces, nephews, sisters, and brothers-in-law.