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Debbie Smith Faulkner
December 11, 1949 -
November 27, 2023

Visitation

December 1, 2023
11am to 1pm

Service 

December 1, 2023
1pm

Interment

December 1, 2023
Obituary

Funeral service for Debbie Smith Faulkner, age 73, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 1 PM on Friday, December 1, 2023, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Booneville Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until 1 PM Friday at Higgins Funeral Home.

Vicky Debra Smith Faulkner was born on December 11, 1949, in Lincoln County, TN to the late Alfred “Pete” Smith and Rebecca Moore Smith. She was a 1967 graduate of Central High School. Debbie worked 30 + years for Tepro as their HR director. Mrs. Faulkner passed away on November 27, 2023, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

Survivors include her son, Jimmy Thad Eatherly; grandchildren, Leigha Faulkner Haynes, Will Faulkner, Lauren Marie Oetken, and Kolton Faulkner; great-granddaughter, Norah Jean Haynes; brothers, Randy Smith, Tracey (LeeAnn) Smith, and Terry Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Debbie was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Dixon Faulkner; stepson, Jeffrey Lynn Faulkner; and brother, Alfred “Pete” Smith, Jr.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Debbie Smith Faulkner.

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19 Comments

  1. Johnny K West

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for the family

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  2. Syrenna Patrick

    Prayers and condolences for the family. May GOD continue to be with you all. GOD makes no mistakes.

    Reply
  3. Barbara Faulkner

    My sincere sympathy to Debbie’s family for her loss, especially Thad. Although her illness was of short duration, her days were painful and stressful. She’s a peace now. Prayers lifted for God’s comfort.

    Reply
  4. Tamera Wooten

    I pray for you and your family Debbie was sweet lady was my boss used work with her you will definitely be missing!

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  5. Missy

    We Love you Aunt Boop💔
    Praying for you Thad there is no worse pain than losing your moma. Ours has been gone 5 years and it hurts more and more everyday😪 It’s all in God’s hands🙏

    Reply
  6. Rebecca Prince

    Wyman and Lynn Prince we will miss you Debbie

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  7. Wanda Jennings Preston

    I will always remember Debbie as being so pretty with the best smile. My heartfelt sympathy is extended to all who loved her.

    Reply
  8. Kevin Campbell

    Miss Debbie was my boss God bless you Debbie enjoy 1st Christmas in heaven

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  9. Kevin Campbell

    Miss Debbie was my boss going to Miss her God bless you Debbie enjoy your 1st Christmas in heaven

    Reply
  10. Kevin & Nacole Hardin

    Thad, our condolences to you & your family. Praying for you all .

    Reply
  11. Alva Hammons

    I share your sadness at this time of loss. I pray for Debbie’s loved ones, asking God’’s comfort and His blessings that you will remember the happy times times you all enjoyed together.

    Reply
  12. Juanita Harper

    I am sorry to hear that Ms.Debbie has passed away.She was a very nice lady and everytime I would see her she would always speak to me wherever she saw me.Your family has my deepest condolences.The family will be in my prayers.🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

    Reply
  13. Joe Harrison

    I remember Debbie as a good friend and classmate with a wonderful smile. Praying for peace & comfort for the family…

    Reply
  14. Jan Pinkstaff Click

    Debbie and I grew up together, sharing so many childhood memories. Even though Debbie was just a year older, I looked up to her and wanted to be just like her!!! She was a strong but sweet lady. My heart goes out to her family, knowing how much she will be missed.

    Reply
  15. Lereca Swinford

    So sorry for your loss. Debbie was a sweet lady.

    Reply
  16. Cindy Strong Manley

    So sorry for your loss. I played basketball with Debbie in high school, and she was such a special person! Sending prayers to the family.❤️🙏🙏

    Reply
  17. Heather Hamlin Brown

    Prayers for the family so sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  18. Tammy Dean

    I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.

    Reply
  19. Wanda Shelton

    I am so sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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19 Comments

  1. Johnny K West

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for the family

    Reply
  2. Syrenna Patrick

    Prayers and condolences for the family. May GOD continue to be with you all. GOD makes no mistakes.

    Reply
  3. Barbara Faulkner

    My sincere sympathy to Debbie’s family for her loss, especially Thad. Although her illness was of short duration, her days were painful and stressful. She’s a peace now. Prayers lifted for God’s comfort.

    Reply
  4. Tamera Wooten

    I pray for you and your family Debbie was sweet lady was my boss used work with her you will definitely be missing!

    Reply
  5. Missy

    We Love you Aunt Boop💔
    Praying for you Thad there is no worse pain than losing your moma. Ours has been gone 5 years and it hurts more and more everyday😪 It’s all in God’s hands🙏

    Reply
  6. Rebecca Prince

    Wyman and Lynn Prince we will miss you Debbie

    Reply
  7. Wanda Jennings Preston

    I will always remember Debbie as being so pretty with the best smile. My heartfelt sympathy is extended to all who loved her.

    Reply
  8. Kevin Campbell

    Miss Debbie was my boss God bless you Debbie enjoy 1st Christmas in heaven

    Reply
  9. Kevin Campbell

    Miss Debbie was my boss going to Miss her God bless you Debbie enjoy your 1st Christmas in heaven

    Reply
  10. Kevin & Nacole Hardin

    Thad, our condolences to you & your family. Praying for you all .

    Reply
  11. Alva Hammons

    I share your sadness at this time of loss. I pray for Debbie’s loved ones, asking God’’s comfort and His blessings that you will remember the happy times times you all enjoyed together.

    Reply
  12. Juanita Harper

    I am sorry to hear that Ms.Debbie has passed away.She was a very nice lady and everytime I would see her she would always speak to me wherever she saw me.Your family has my deepest condolences.The family will be in my prayers.🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

    Reply
  13. Joe Harrison

    I remember Debbie as a good friend and classmate with a wonderful smile. Praying for peace & comfort for the family…

    Reply
  14. Jan Pinkstaff Click

    Debbie and I grew up together, sharing so many childhood memories. Even though Debbie was just a year older, I looked up to her and wanted to be just like her!!! She was a strong but sweet lady. My heart goes out to her family, knowing how much she will be missed.

    Reply
  15. Lereca Swinford

    So sorry for your loss. Debbie was a sweet lady.

    Reply
  16. Cindy Strong Manley

    So sorry for your loss. I played basketball with Debbie in high school, and she was such a special person! Sending prayers to the family.❤️🙏🙏

    Reply
  17. Heather Hamlin Brown

    Prayers for the family so sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  18. Tammy Dean

    I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.

    Reply
  19. Wanda Shelton

    I am so sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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