Debbie Ardene Gehring

January 7, 1961 – October 19, 2020
BOWIE – Debbie Ardene Gehring, 59, Bowie, TX went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 19, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.
A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. on Oct. 23 at Oak Street Baptist Church in Graham with the Rev. Stephen Gehring officiating. Friends and family may watch the live stream of the service through facebook: @debbiegehringmemorialservice
Debbie was born Jan. 7, 1961 in McAllen to Hubert and Janet (Frantz) Blake. She graduated from Friendswood High School in 1979. Debbie then obtained a bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin, and went on to teach at elementary schools in Texas for many years.
Debbie was a founding member of Christ United Methodist Church in College Station, and served the Lord faithfully throughout her life. Her mission in life was to share Jesus with others, which she passionately did until her last day on earth. Debbie’s friends and family knew her as their prayer warrior. She left a legacy of love and faith and is now rejoicing in Heaven with Jesus her Lord and Savior.
She is preceded in death by her father, Hubert “Buddy” Blake.
Debbie is survived by her parents, Janet and Jim Walvoord, Nocona; sons, Stephen Gehring and wife, Julie Ann, Graham and Andrew Gehring, New Braunfels; brothers, David Blake and wife, Nita, Bowie and Jeff Walvoord and wife, Lindy, The Woodlands; sisters, Shari Hutchings and husband, Matt, Denver, CO and Jenny Waller and husband, Chris, Arlington, WA; grandchildren, Evelyn and Rowan Gehring, Graham; two nieces and nine nephews.
Should friends desire, monetary memorials can be made in honor of Debbie to the Cancer Support Group of the Central Church in College Station.
Floral memorials can be coordinated with Joy’s Downtown Flowers in Graham.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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1418 Highway 59 N,
Bowie, TX
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  1. Debbie was one of my favorite “moms” when her boys were in my computer classes at Rock Prairie Elementary. Her happy smile brightened my day many times. Debbie is at peace now.

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