Deborah Jeanne (Debbie) Parramore age 76 passed away peacefully on January 20, 2022 in Ocala, Florida, surrounded by her loving family. Debbie was born on September 6, 1945 in Quincy, Florida. She was a graduate of Ralph L. Fike High School, Wilson, North Carolina and later received her Master's in Physical Education from Florida State University.
Debbie went on to teach at Florida State University and Coach the Women's Swimming Team. She also taught and coached at Columbia College, Columbia, South Carolina and at Mars Hill University, Mars Hill, North Carolina and spent the majority of her career working with the American Red Cross. Her love of animals was beyond measure. This passion led her to Farrier School and upon graduation started Rocky Comfort Forge and was a member of the Florida Artist Blacksmith Association, this endeavor would lead to establishment of Rocky Comfort Farms in Quincy, Florida.
Debbie truly lived life to its fullest and did it her way. She enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, sitting on the back porch and chatting with family and friends, strolling through the ole farm reminiscing of times gone by, riding the dogs around the farm in the golf carts and Debbie never met a stranger.
She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law Lisa and Dean Doering, a nephew and his wife, Christopher and Kimberly Langley, a step-nephew and his husband, Dennis Doering and Antoine Sharp, step-niece and her husband, Ashley and Wes Giudice and many cousins, Joseph Parramore and his husband Jerry Swank, Donnie and Jane Taylor, Donna Taylor, Tonya Taylor, Tony and Paula Pratt, Ray and Diane Randall, David and Julie Randall, Tom Randal and husband, Arturo Chavez and many more. Debbie was preceded in death by her parents Alton and Frances Parramore of Wilson, North Carolina.
A Celebration of Life was held at Rocky Comfort Farms, 6441 Pat Thomas Parkway, Quincy, Florida 32351 on March 19, 2022 at 3:00 PM. and Rev. Dr. Joe Parramore officiated.
A Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2022 in Evergreen Memorial Park, 2800 Nash St., Wilson. Rev. Dr. Joe Parramore will be officiating.
Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.