Thursday, December 14, 2017

Debra McKenzie

Debra Faircloth McKenzie passed away in her home on December 13, 2017 at the age of 61. 
She was born in Greenville, South Carolina on April 30, 1956 to the late William and Thelma Norton Faircloth. She was a member of Antioch Presbyterian Church and she attended Lumber Bridge Presbyterian Church where she served actively in the choir and the Presbyterian Women. She was a member of Lumber Bridge Community Choir and was the secretary of the Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Red Springs and Northern Foundation. She graduated from Appalachian State University and also received her master's degree from N.C. Central University in Library Science. She retired from the Cumberland County School System.  
She is survived by her husband Neill McKenzie; two sons, Matthew McKenzie of Arlington, Virginia and Daniel McKenzie of Sumter, South Carolina; a brother, William (Billy) Faircloth of Lexington, Kentucky; four sisters, Janice Russ and husband Norm of Fayetteville, Susan Johnson and husband Dwight of Stedman, Beverly Hobgood and husband Tom of Stedman and Cathy Johnson of Hope Mills; and a sister-in-law, Sherry Knott of Shannon.  
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Avenue, Raeford, NC. 
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Lumber Bridge Presbyterian Church with Chaplain Archie Barrington and Rev. Dr. David Hudson officiating. Burial will be in the Antioch Presbyterian Church Cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to Lumber Bridge Presbyterian Church, Music Department, PO Box 520, Lumber Bridge, NC 28357. 
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