Debra Denise Crawford, 33, of Springfield, MO passed away suddenly on Wednesday afternoon, January 13, 2021 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, MO. She was born December 28, 1987 in Springfield, MO to John Henry and Mary (Bellamy) Crawford. She attended Fair Play High School and graduated in 2006.
Growing up, Debra was very outgoing. She enjoyed being outdoors, bonfires, 4 wheeling and going to the lake and being around her family and friends. She loved being adventurous and trying new things. She enjoyed partying and always laughing. Her brothers enjoyed picking on her every chance they got and she picked on them equally. Debra was very outspoken and wasn’t afraid to speak her mind. She had a huge passion for music and to sing. Debra had such a huge heart. She would do anything for anyone. Later in life, Debra mostly enjoyed spending every second with her children. Seeing her eyes light up each time she saw them and always having a huge smile on her face. Debra learned to love and feel love through her Boyfriend, Kevin and her children. She was in the process of building her life with Kevin and her children in their home. Her contagious laugh and beautiful smile will be greatly missed. Debra also generously donated her organs and saved lives with her selfless donation.
Debra was preceded in death by her father John Henry Crawford and grandmother Lillie May Satterfield. She is survived by her son, Benjamin Piper; daughter, Amelia Piper; Mother, Mary (Crawford) Rose and step-father Richard; Sister, Frances Crawford; Brother, John (Jay) and Taleesha Crawford; Brother, and Amy Crawford; Step-Brother, Rick Rose; Nieces, BreAnnah, Madison, Briley, Kinley, Myra, Emma and Bella. Many other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. Thursday, January 21, 2021 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. Eulogies will begin at 2:00 P.M. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com