The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 21, 2013

Debra Lansaw


Debra Sue Lansaw, age 54, Seneca, Mo., passed away at 4:33 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, after a sudden illness.

Debra was born April 1, 1958, in Tulsa, Okla., to Bobby Garrett Sr. and Mary Chambers Garrett and had lived in the Joplin area most of her life.  

She had a management position at Kentucky Fried Chicken for 12 years and also worked in the bakery department at Consumers Market.  

Survivors include her daughter, Susan Peterson, Seneca; a son, Billy Farmer, Webb City; Bill Farmer, Seneca; her mother, Mary Graham, Seneca; her father, Bobby Lee Garrett Sr., Carthage; stepmother, Mary Garrett, Carthage; a brother, Bobby Lee Garrett Jr., Carthage; sister, Glenda Russow, Seneca; six grandchildren, Mariah Peterson, Zachariah Farmer, Tara Jean Peterson, Edward Peterson, Emma Farmer and Jacob Farmer; six great-grandchildren, Kendal King, Dymond King, Levi King, Landon Spillman, Dominic Spillman and Wyatt James Peterson; and several other extended family members.

A visitation is planned for Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Parker Mortuary.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.

Online condolences may be made at

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