Debra L. Bailey
November 30, 1955 - May 19, 2017
Debra L. Bailey, 61, of West Salem died peacefully on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic after a brief battle with cancer.
Deb was born Nov. 30, 1955 in Wadsworth to the late Kenneth and Elizabeth Jean (Anshutz) Bricker and was a 1975 graduate of Norwayne High School. She worked for Northwestern Local Schools in the cafeteria having worked at the elementary school and more recently at the middle school. Deb enjoyed camping, traveling, going to Amish Country and shopping at Cabela's.
She had made her home in Creston moving to West Salem in 1990.
Surviving are her husband, Carl; sons, Adam Winchell and his fiancée’ Sarah Jones and Wayne Winchell of West Salem; step-children, Brad and Julie Bailey and Crystal and Mike Watkins both of Ashland; grandchildren, Carrie Winchell, Austin Watkins and Kimberly Watkins; a sister, Barbara (Ron) Ellis of Columbus and a brother, Jim Bricker of Arizona.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Chad Winchell in 2013.
Services will be Tuesday, May 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston where friends may call on Monday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Jackson Cemetery. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com
Memorial contributions may be made to Town and County Fire District, 11 Congress St., West Salem, OH 44287 or to the American Cancer Society.
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Name: Dennis & Maretta Warner
Carl, Adam and Wayne, we are so sorry for your loss. Deb will be greatly missed. If you need us we are here.. Sending Prayers.
Name: Lesa Forbes
Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Deb was a fun-loving and joy-filled person who loved life. Her laughter will live on at Northwestern by the staff and students who had the pleasure of knowing her. Blessings to you all!
Name: Chuck and julia Ray
Sandy and Carrie Winchell our condolences for you and your family at this time. May god get you through this difficult time and be with you always
Name: Sue Bricker Hohenshil
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Debra's family during this time. May your fond memories of her be a comfort to you.
Sue and Tom Hohenshil
Name: Jane Burgan
Debbie: I enjoyed working with you @ West Salem Elementary. The 6 grandkids also remember you. Your beautiful smile, talkative nature & always had a HI for everyone. Rest in peace dear friend.
Name: Terry & Ed Behrens
To the entire family, our deepest sympathies. We can truly say Deb will be missed at Hickory Lakes. Her generous and outgoing nature made everyone feel welcome.
Name: Mark & Debi Lewis
Carl and Wayne - So sorry for your loss, prayers with you both.
Name: Dan & Kathy Hiller
Carl & Family,
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Deb. You will all be in our prayers through this difficult time.
Name: Dawn Wyles
I am a teacher at Northwestern High School where I got to know Debra. I was so shocked and saddened to hear of her death. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers at what, I'm sure is a difficult time. She will be missed.
Name: Dennis & Maretta Warner
Deceased Name: Deb Baily
Email message:: Carl, Adam and Wayne, we are so sorry for your loss. Deb will be greatly missed. If you need us we are here.. Sending Prayers.