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Debbie Sue East

March 14, 1963 — December 22, 2017

Debbie Sue East, age 54 years, of Parkers Lake, Kentucky died December 22, 2017 at the UL Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

She was born on March 14, 1963 in Somerset, Kentucky the daughter of Sue Carol (McLeod) Neal and the late Willie Ellis East.

Debbie was a cook at the Whistle Stop Café where she was able to do one of her greatest passions of cooking for others. She especially enjoyed making Christmas candy for everyone as well as spending time with her family and friends.  In her spare time Debbie enjoyed reading the Bible, quilting and crocheting as well as listening to a variety of music especially Classic Rock. She was of the Methodist Faith and a member of the Mill Creek Methodist Church. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her. Our loss is Heaven’s gain.

She leaves to cherish her memories, her beloved mother, Sue Carol Neal and husband, Ray of Stearns, Kentucky; sons, Billy Dean Stephens, Jr. of Stearns, Kentucky, Shannon Matthew (Brandi) Sullivan of Monticello, Kentucky, Randy Edward Strunk, Tyler Andrew Strunk, Trevor Allen Strunk, and Brandon Lee Ridner all of Parkers Lake, Kentucky; daughters, Jennifer Jean Vanhook of Whitley City, Kentucky, Billie Jo (Stephen) Lowery of Somerset, Kentucky, Sabra Lee  Troxell of Monticello, Kentucky, and Abigail Elaine Strunk of Parkers Lake, Kentucky; brothers, Willie East, Jr. of Parkers Lake, Kentucky and Carson (Ruthie) Neal of Stearns, Kentucky; sister, Francina Sparks of Stearns, Kentucky; 13 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 30, 2017, at 2pm in the Mill Creek Methodist Church. Burial to follow in the Mill Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 10am Saturday at the Church.

Obituary Courtesy of McCreary County Funeral Home.

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