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August 2, 2013

Debra Sue Samples “Debbie” Kessler, 56; Sellersburg

—  A memorial service for Debra Sue Samples “Debbie” Kessler, 56, Sellersburg, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Kingdom Hall of Jevovah’s Witnesses, 8407 County Line Road, Clarksville. She died Tuesday, July 30, 2013. The family has chosen cremation following Debbie’s wishes.

  She was born Dec. 19, 1956 in New Albany, to the late Arthur James and Clara Mae Stafford Samples. She was a dedicated member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses for 45 years.

Survivors include her loving husband of 35 years, Garry Kessler; and sisters, Carole Spears, Sondra Spencer, Phyllis Williams and her husband, Mark, and April Short and her husband, Carson.

 In  addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Arthur Glenn Samples.

Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany, is in charge of arrangements

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