Debra Dee Eppler

Debra Dee Eppler, 64, of Madill, Okla., passed away Monday, May 13, 2019, at her home in Madill. She was born Nov. 5, 1954, in Dallas, Texas, to the late Billy Joe Knight and Norma Rae Capehart Knight.

Debra was raised in Madill and graduated from Madill High School. She worked for several years at The Madill Record and later Wholesale Mobile Homes in Kingston, Okla. She was currently working as a landlord. Debra married Russell (Rusty) Eppler on Nov. 30, 1996, in Lebanon, Okla., and he preceded her in death on April 30, 2015. She enjoyed reading, mowing, and doing any outside work.

She is survived by her children: Ashley Brittain and Mignon Gentry, Madill, Okla.; Lori Garcia and husband, Zach, Madill, Okla.; Misty Jeitz and husband, Aaron, Mineola, Texas; 11 grandkids: Ashlynn Brittian, Conner Brittian, Brinlee Brittian, Payton Mclaughlin, Devin Mclaughlin, Brooklynn Nanney, Courtlynn Carrington, Blayne Carrinton, Braden Carrington, Kain Jeitz, Devan Jeitz; two great-grandkids: Elijah Morrow, Noah Carrington; brother: Timothy Knight, Madill, Okla.; sisters: Nita Brittain and husband, Jim, Tyler, Texas; and Audrey Bryant and husband, George, Valley View, Texas.

Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Madill, Okla. Condolences may be sent to

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