Debbie grew up in Chickamauga, graduated from GLHS & Dalton State , and attended the University of GA. She married Gary in 1973, and moved to Arizona so Gary could began his career in the USAF as a pilot. Debbie finished college at Arizona State University graduating with a degree in Secondary Education, majoring in History. The USAF took them to Texas( four times, two different places) Mississippi, and New Jersey, and after retirement, back home to Georgia. Debbie has served as Financial Secretary since 1994. Debbie accepted Christ at age 10, and was baptized here at First Baptist. She also teaches the Dorcas SS Class, sings in the Chancel choir and volunteers with the children’s ministry. She enjoys being with her family, camping, sewing, football and “digging in the dirt”. Debbie and Gary have two daughters, Jenny, married to Shawn Babb, with two children, Sydney , 11 and Shawn, 9 and Ashley, single with two dogs. They now share their home with cat Bonnie and dog Gus.