Debra Ann Harlan of Grayridge, daughter of the late James Eugene and Naomi Joyce Ross Dougherty, was born on January 6, 1959, in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away at her home in Grayridge, Missouri on May 24, 2018, at the age of 59 years, 4 months and 18 days.
She had worked as a custodian at the Jackson Schools and moved to Grayridge over thirty years. She enjoyed fishing, dogs and spending time with her grandkids.
On August 4, 1989, she married Michael Harlan in Essex, Missouri.
Surviving are her husband, Michael Harlan of Grayridge; one son, Tommy J. Harlan of Essex; three daughters & husbands, Melody & Justin Davis of Essex, Diane Bardol of Jackson, Deedra & Austin Gardner of Phoenix, Arizona; daughter-in-law, Monika Harlan; ten grandchildren, James, Trevor and Tyler Chaffin, Jacob and wife, Jasmine and Josh Kidd, Kailiegh, Breynley, Conner, Abbey and Lacey Gardner; one great grandchild, Jaxton Kidd; two brothers, Larry Dougherty of Perryville, Larry Carr of Tennessee; three sisters, Toni Parham of St. Louis, Eva Warren and Rhonda Caldwell both of Oklahoma, two sisters-in-law, Lynn Dougherty of Marietta, Oklahoma and Deb Dougherty of St. Louis. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one son, Michael T. Harlan; and two brothers, Timothy and Terry Dougherty.
A celebration of life will be held at the home in Grayridge on Sunday, May 27, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.
Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.