Debra Lee Lauderback Heath (Dee), born September 27th,1964 in Ronoake, VA, chose to fly with the angels on September 27th, 2018. She was a loyal, kind, loving, devoted, considerate and proud mother, wife, Nana, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, a light in the life to anyone who knew her. Her selfless heart and beautiful soul left an imprint on this world that no one else could ever fill. She loved animals, was skilled in crafts, and was as well a great writer. She had big beautiful green eyes, gorgeous long blonde hair, the voice of an angel, a heart of pure gold, and loved her family more than anything in this world.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Edward and Alice Duncan, who always remained close to her heart, and her paternal grandparents, Alice and Ted Lauderback, and three young cousins, Willow Lakyn Green, Destiny Duncan and Larry Duncan III.
Survivors include her partner in life, best friend, and loving husband of 35 years, William Ray Heath Sr., her mother and father Alice and Roger Lauderback, her children, Kandice and wife Kaitlyn Heath, Tabitha and Husband Larry Butler, William Heath Jr. and partner Briana, step daughter Shannon Heath, as well as another "son" Brandon Bullins, siblings Lynn Bullins and Roger Lauderback Jr. and wife Michelle Lauderback, grandchildren, William Heath III, Sebastian Butler and Mia Heath and granddaughter Shyleigh, a special niece, Lexie Lauderback, and grandniece Alivia Bullins. In addition to immediate family, those left to cherish her beautiful memory, include Clare Robson, who she regarded as a daughter, Uncle, Larry Sr. and wife Vivian Duncan, Aunt Regina King and partner Keith, cousins April Duncan, Larry Duncan Jr., Trey King and wife Alexis, Andria King, Madison and Allison Webb and Austin King, as well as countless friends and distant relatives, who she loved deeply.
The family will receive friends Monday Oct. 1 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. The funeral and grave side services will be held Tuesday Oct. 2 at 2:00 p.m. at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens in Dandridge, TN. Kevin Anderson, a close friend of the family, will be delivering the official remarks.