Debra was the First Female Firefighter of the White Pine Volunteer Fire Department. She was instrumental in establishing the Junior Fire Cadet Program. Her son Josh was the first White Pine Junior Fire Cadet.
Debra was always willing to help out with Fundraising Activities‚ Fire Prevention Programs‚ picnics‚ and the Annual Christmas Dinner. Debra also coordinated the Toys for Tots Program each year. She completed her Emergency Medical First Responder Class‚ and was certified in the State of Tennessee as an Emergency Medical First Responder.
She was proud to be a Firefighter with her son Josh. She felt the need to help others. She attended many Training Sessions‚ to better herself as a Firefighter. She volunteered countless numbers of hours at the station.
Her positive attitude and her determination‚ enthusiasm‚ and desire to help others will always be felt at the station. Debra will be sorely missed‚ but never forgotten.