Debra “Debbi” Sammons Maupin

Published 12:28 pm Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Debra “Debbi” Sammons Maupin went to be with her Heavenly Father, Wednesday June 29, 2022. She left here in peace surrounded by her friends and family.
Debbi was born in Johnson City, Tenn., on July 21, 1958. She was a member of Renewed Church in Kingsport, Tenn.
Debbi’s spirit was fierce, fierce in how she drew in everyone around her. She would not hesitate for a second to approach a total stranger with her ability to disarm even the most withdrawn of people and pull them into her friendly and warm company. She made friends wherever she went and once you met her, you couldn’t help but to be attracted to her magnetic personality of charm, laughter and honesty.
Debbi was the life of the party, excelled in business, had a talent for creative design, a zeal for adventure that included roller coasters, amusement parks, motorcycle riding, and cruises. She was a gifted nursery worker that adored babies. The way she lived her life is a testament to her devotion to our Lord and she demonstrated God’s love over and over with everyone that crossed her path.
Debbi was preceded in death by her father, Richard Sammons of Elizabethton.
She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 17 years, Michael Maupin of Gray; her mother and childhood mentor of sewing/creative design, Doris Sammons of Elizabethton; and her sister, Dr. Denise Sammons of Johnson City.
Please join us for a celebration of this wonderful spirit that has entered paradise, at Tetrick Funeral Services, on Wednesday, July 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. with a funeral service afterward with Pastor Winston Johnson officiating. The graveside service for Debbi will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 7, at Washington County Memory Gardens. The minister, family and friends are requested to meet at the cemetery by 9:50 a.m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to Petworks Animal Shelter, 3101 E. Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423-610-7171) is honored to serve the Maupin family.

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