Debra Sue Lacey Sivils
Debra Sue Lacey Sivils, age 65, died peacefully at her home in Greenbrier AR on Thursday, May 28th, 2020 from MDS, a form of cancer.
Debbie was born September 23, 1954 in Monticello AR to Pauline and Britton Lacey. She is proceeded in death by her Mother and Father as well as one brother, Victor Marcussen
Sadly, Debbie is also proceeded in death, only 11 days prior, by her husband of 45 years, Bill Sivils.
Survived by their son, Shawn Christopher Sivils, 38, also of Greenbriar as well as one sister Betty Sue Mitchell of Crossett.
After marrying Bill and moving to Pennsylvania, Debbie discovered her passion for creating pottery. She was a journeyman potter having studied in Pennsylvania and continuing her studies in Australia, some of which were conducted as weeklong camping retreats in the outback where the creating and firing of the pottery was by different and unusual means.
She and Bill were a special couple and loved each other dearly. The family enjoyed life together in Pennsylvania as well as several years in Australia before returning to Pennsylvania and eventually relocating back to Arkansas and the Greenbriar area.
Debbie loved animals. Bill also loved animals and together they rescued and homed many dogs and cats over the years.
Memorials for Debbie may be made to: Arkanpaws, PO BOX 1592 Conway AR 72033. Or the organization of your choice.
There will be a memorial service for both Debbie and Bill on Saturday May 30th, 10:30 am. at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Guy AR.