Debra Leigh Gillette-Watson

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Debra Leigh Gillette-Watson

March 17, 1954 ~ August 22, 2023 (age 69)


Thomasville- Debra Leigh Gillette-Watson, 69, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at her home. Born March 17, 1954 in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late James William Gillette Jr and Beulah Snow Gillette.

Debra attended both Ragsdale High School and Bethany High School in her youth, where she made many friends. She was a long-standing member of New Height Baptist Church where she had attended since she was 22 years old. She worked at Thomas Bus as a receptionist prior to her retirement.

Debra was preceded in death by her loving husband, Darrell Watson, who passed away only 1 week prior to her; as well as her son, Darrick Michael Gray; and her parents. She is survived by her siblings, Michael Gillette and Michele Gillette Holbrook.

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  • August 25, 2023
    Brenda Loy says:
    So sorry to hear of Debra's passing. We attended Bethany HS together and I loved her energy. Brenda Barham Loy