Debra Kay (Debi) Russell

Debra Kay (Debi) Russell

Debra Kay (Debi) Russell, 62, of Shawnee passed away on February 12th, 2021. She was born October 5th, 1958 in Washington D.C. to Mary Magill and Jerry Jenkins. She was later adopted by Larry Crain. Debi was raised in Missouri by her aunt and uncle, Lou and Bill Taylor. She later moved to Oklahoma. She enjoyed cooking and helping others whenever she could. Debi was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Crain, her uncle and adoptive father, Bill Taylor, and her husband, James Russell of Shawnee, Oklahoma. Those left to cherish her memory are her aunt and adoptive mother, Lou Taylor; her children, Maria Bender and Tim Rathbun of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Julia Russell and Leo Garcia of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Naomi and Ian Dunn of Kansas City, Missouri, Pamula and Travis Seals of Raytown, Missouri, and James and Meagan Bradley of Raymore, Missouri; her brothers, Sam, Bruce, and Michael Taylor; 16 grandchildren; and a plethora of family and friends. A celebration of Debi's life will be held on March 27th at the residence of Julia Russell and Leo Garcia, and a second celebration will be held in Kansas City, Missouri on April 17th. She will be missed dearly and as she would always say:

"Love Always"

Posted online on March 21, 2021