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Debra Sue (Tharp) Smith

January 13, 1960 ~ February 9, 2020 (age 60)

Obituary

Debra Sue Smith, 60, of Harvard died Sunday, February 9, 2020, at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb, IL.

She was born January 13, 1960, in Harvard; the daughter of Dan and Betty (Stief) Tharp. She married John Smith on June 11th, 2004 in Woodstock, IL.

Debra enjoyed working as a hairstylist and with the public. She loved taking care of animals and crocheting for others. Debra will be remembered as her families “Rock”; she was the glue that held many people together. Debra always put her family and friends before her self.

Survivors include her spouse John Smith; son, John Clauss; grandchild Dylan Clauss; siblings Sandy, Kathy, Bobbie, Chris, Darlene, Earline, and Danny; stepsons Paul William Jones, and John B. Smith II and numerous step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother John Tharp; and sister Marcy Martin.

Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2020, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St. Harvard, IL 60033. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.saundersmcfarlin.net.

For more information call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.

To send flowers to Debra's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Visitation
Friday
February 14, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home
107 W. Sumner St.
Harvard, IL 60033

Funeral Service
Friday
February 14, 2020

2:00 PM
Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home
107 W. Sumner St.
Harvard, IL 60033

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