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October 9, 2013

Debra Sue Werner

Aug. 6, 1952 — Oct. 7, 2013

Altus — Debra Sue Werner, 61, of Altus passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in the Jackson County Memorial Hospital,

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday in the Ray of Hope Church with Lyndall Werner officiating. Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under direction of the Bailes-Polk Funeral Home.

Debra was born Aug. 6, 1952, at Comanche, the daughter of Joe and Ratta Mae Tom McDonald. She graduated from the Comanche High School in 1970. She and Kirk Werner were married at Duncan, on April 23, 1971.

She was a homemaker who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved to go camping and watch OU football.

She was preceded in death by her father, two nephews and her father-in-law, Bob Werner.

Survivors include her husband, Kirk Werner of the home in Altus; two sons: Travis Werner of Corpus Christy, Texas, and Joe Bob Werner and his wife Tiffany of Castroville, Texas; four grandchildren: Cheyenne Werner, Steven Werner, Dalton Werner and Cailey Werner; mother, Ratta Mae McDonald of Duncan; two sisters: Becky Robertson and her husband Troy of Duncan, and Wanda Rasberry and her husband Robert of Comanche; a brother, Thomas McDonald and his wife Gina of Comanche; her mother-in-law, Beth Werner of Duncan. She is also survived in death by numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Brent Taylor, Jarrord Murray, Justin McCowan, Lyn Werner, Ryan Taylor and Steve Red Elk. Honorary pallbearers are Dalton Werner and Steven Werner.

The family has requested that donation be made to the Schriners Hospitals. Online condolences may be made at

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