The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

January 16, 2013

Debbie Martin

The Joplin Globe


Debbie Martin, 52, passed away Jan. 13, 3013.

Debbie was born Aug. 6, 1960, in Carthage, Mo., to Skip Vincent and Doris Waters. Debbie was a lifetime Carthage resident and a homemaker. She enjoyed Bingo games at the VFW in Carthage and Webb City, and considered the Carthage Family Restaurant her second home.

Debbie is survived by her longtime boyfriend, Joe Johnson, of Carterville. Debbie is also survived by three daughters, Becky Crow, of Carthage, Cherie Corp, of Joplin, and Cindy Flanders, of Joplin; three sons, Roy Boyd, of Carthage, Rodney Boyd, of Joplin, and T.J. Boyd, of Purcell; 10 grandchildren, Taylor, Teri, Trinity, Ansley, Avery, Addie, Hayden, Whitley, Little T and Phoebe; numerous brothers and sisters; and her dad, Skip Vincent, of Sarcoxie. Debbie is preceded in death by her mom, Doris Waters.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.