- April 12, 1953 - April 8, 2017
- Isle of Palms, South Carolina
of Debra's Passing
- Memorials may be made to:
Charleston Animal Society
2455 Remount Road
North Charleston, SC 29406
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Arrangements made by
J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel
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“Keith And Norma and family Kelly and I are sorry for your loss. Tapp Family
1 of 28 | Posted by: Larry and Kelly Tapp - LA
“Keith, I am out of town this weekend & unable to pay my respect in person. I just want to let you know I am thinking of you. I can't imagine what you...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Mark Kearns - Mount Pleasant, SC
“I have just heard this devastating newsmy heart goes out you all. I am so sorry for this loss and hold you in my prayers. Debbie and I made many...Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: Marilyn Reeves - Charleston, SC
“Dear Keith, and family We send our love & prayers to all of you.We thought so much of Debbie with her warm smile & welcome laughter.Sincerely,...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: Carolyn & Michael Dardeen - IN
“Our sincere condolences to the family. Our prayers are as yours, that God provide his care and comfort you each day. - Ps 145:18,19
5 of 28 | Posted by: A friend
“So very sorry for your loss Keith. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God bless you all.
6 of 28 | Posted by: Martha & Pat Gunnells - SC
“R.I.P. grew up with Kenny and Debbie, never knew she lived so close
7 of 28 | Posted by: Vicky (Howard) Young - Georgetown, SC
“Keith, thoughts and prayers for you and the family! Mickey Baldwin
8 of 28 | Posted by: A friend
“The Pugh's lived 3 doors down from our family. Debbie and I, Dawn and my sister Lynn went to school together. Debbie was such a fun person, always...Read More »
9 of 28 | Posted by: Allison Schonhut - Charleston, SC
“She was the most incredible mother I could ask for.... i love and miss you so much mom!
10 of 28 | Posted by: Danielle Johnson - Isle of Palms, SC
“I grew up across the street from Ken, Debbie and Dawn. Finally a girl in the neighborhood! Debbie was fun, kind and caring when we were in high...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: Dotti Moore Laas - Friend
“Dear Keith and family. So Sorry to learn of this sudden and tramatic loss. Debbie was a mover and shakerin the backgorund efforts to improve this...Read More »
12 of 28 | Posted by: Roy DeHaven - Charleston, SC
“She was one of the strongest people Ive ever known. She was a great friend to me, and I forever will be greatful that she was in my life. My prayers...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: Radelle Southern-Horton - Cocoa, FL
“My heart is heavy for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with the entire family
14 of 28 | Posted by: Shireen Moorer - Columbia, SC
“We are so sorry for your loss, my our Lord provide the strength to carry on, we will keep Debbie in our prayers.
15 of 28 | Posted by: Ted & Libby Clark - Summerville, SC
“I used to work with Mr.Eugene,Mrs.Norma,and Kenny at Commercial Bonded Warehouse and met the very pleasant Debra during my time in knowing them will...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: julius strong - north charleston, SC
“My dear Keith, I can't find the words to express my sincere condolences in the loss of your precious Debbie. All I can say is to ask God to walk...Read More »
17 of 28 | Posted by: Jackie Adamson - Charleston, SC
“My Heartfelt Condolences Go Out To You Keith. May My Prayers Ease You Through This Difficult Time Brother.
18 of 28 | Posted by: Randall Orvig - Huger, SC
“Keith and Danielle, I am so so so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and the entire family. Love you! Lauren Johnson
19 of 28 | Posted by: Lauren Johnson - Fort Mill, SC
“Dear Keith,My brothers and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved wife. We wish you God's guidance and blessing during this difficult...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Jimmie Gianoukos - Charleston, SC
“It is terrible to hear about your loss and I express my most sincere condolences to Keith and family.
21 of 28 | Posted by: James Petit - Charleston, SC
“So very sorry to hear this sad news. I worked at PRMMI for several years with Debbie. Sympathy and love to her family and many friends.
22 of 28 | Posted by: Jane Gaffney - Summerville, SC
“I'm so very sorry to hear of Debbie's passing. My thoughts and prayers for her family.
23 of 28 | Posted by: Sharon Neal
“Keith, I am so so sorry for your loss. Praying for you, Cousin.
24 of 28 | Posted by: Teresa Saad - Greenville, SC
“Deepest sympathy for your loss. Debbie taught me to be a fashion diva, how to do the hula dance, and to drive like you stole it! The best time of my...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: Sheryl Keyes - Brazil, IN
“Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers..
28 of 28 | Posted by: Debbie Miller - Isle of palms, SC
Debra "Debbie" Lynn Johnson, 63, of Isle Of Palms, South Carolina, wife of H. Keith Johnson passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017. Her family will host a Gathering of Friends Friday, April 14, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC. Mount Pleasant CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Rd.
Debbie was born April 12, 1953 in Terra Haute, Indiana, daughter of Norma Barrick Pugh and the late Eugene Pugh. Her father was career Army so Debbie and her siblings grew up in numerous military posts in the U.S. and in Germany. She married her husband, Keith, on June 13, 1987 and lived on the Isle of Palms ever since. She retired from PRMMI to raise her children and enjoy life on the island. Debbie was very fun loving and kind. She loved to laugh and spend time with her family as much as possible. Debbie loved to read, travel and be out in her yard gardening. Everyone who knew her says she was one of the strongest people they knew.
In addition to her husband of 29 years, Keith, and her mother, Norma, she is survived by her children, Wyatt N. Tapp of New Orleans, LA, Jarod W. Tapp of Greenville, SC, and Danielle L. Johnson of Isle of Palms, SC; her brother, Kenny Pugh (Jennifer) of New Albany, IN; her sister, Dawn Gordon (Jeff) of Minden, NV; four grandchildren; and two nephews and three nieces.
Memorials may be made to the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406.