Debra Sue “Debbie” Haven

January 20, 1952 - July 29, 2021

Debra Sue Haven, 69, of Chetopa, passed away at 5:47 p.m., Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Labette Health in Parsons, Kansas.

She was born January 20, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Charles and Joan (Roberts) Haven.  As a young girl she moved with her family to Chetopa where she grew up and attended school.  She graduated from the Chetopa High School in 1970.

Debbie worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant in nursing homes for a time and later for home health.  She traveled around the United States in various areas for work.    She loved spending time with her family as well as gardening, yardwork and flowers.  In earlier years she attended the Baptist Church.

She was married to Leslie Paul Goodhue.  He preceded her in death.

Survivors include:

Two Daughters:  Wendy Jo (Ronald) Allen  – Chetopa, Kansas

Tammy Lynn (Bob) Smith – Seabrook, Massachusetts

7 Grandchildren

10 Great-Grandchildren

Two Sisters:  Teresa (Bob) Barns – Chetopa, Kansas

Penny (Terry) McGill – California

In addition to her husband and her parents,  she was preceded in death by one son, Shannon Wayne Gaylor and one daughter, Mandy Gail Gaylor.

Following cremation, a Celebration of Life service will be held at a later time.  The Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home of Chetopa is in charge of arrangements.