Debora Van Meter
MASON - Debora "Debbie" Van Meter, 44, of Mason, died
Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was born October 10, 1958, at Lynch, Kentucky, daughter of the late James
Thomas Branham and Carol Deal Ulery Branham.
She was the owner of Debbie's Flowers-N-More in Mason.
She was a 1976 graduate of Wahama High School, and was a member of Bend Area
CARE, VFM Ladies Post No. 9926, and Faith Baptist Church at Mason.
She was co-founder of the Bend Area Share-A-Christmas Program.
She is survived by her husband, Henry Van Meter of Mason; a son, Tommy Van Meter
of Mason; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Phyllis Branham of Cumberland,
Kentucky, and Greg and Marsha Herrin of Orlando Florida; sisters and
brothers-in-law, Kathy and Bill Sweet of Maynardville, Tennessee, and Jacque and
Brian Curtis of Schneckenhausen, Germany; a sister, Theresa Branham of Newark,
Ohio; and a brother, James Timothy Branham of Charleston, West Virginia.
She is also survived by her mother-in-law, Betty Jane Van Meter of Mason;
sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Sylvia and George Johnson Jr. of Clifton,
West Virginia, Jacqueline and Rich Ohlinger of Mason, and Ilena and Robert
Mossman Jr. of New Haven, West Virginia; and several aunts and uncles.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Samantha
Jane Van Meter; her father-in-law, Winfield R Van Meter; and her brother-in-law,
Winfield R Van Meter, Jr.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2003, in the Faith Baptist Church at
Mason, with Pastor Ron Branch officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkland
Memorial Gardens, near Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Friends may call at the
Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home at Mason from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2003.
The body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Baptist
Church Family Life Center, P O Box 279, Mason, West Virginia 25260.
From: Point Pleasant Register, Point
Pleasant, West Virginia. Monday, June 23, 2003.