Debra Raye LeGrand, 62, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 4:02 A.M. April 30, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born December 3, 1956 in Orange County, California to Buddie Tackitt and Lillie (Garrett) Tackitt. She married Harold David LeGrand on June 21, 1975 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were blessed with 11 years of marriage until he preceded her in death on December 9, 1986.
Debra is survived by her mother, Lillie Tackett of Mount Vernon, Illinois; two sons, Harold John LeGrand II and wife, Christine of Woodlawn, Illinois, and Adam David LeGrand of Woodlawn, Illinois; daughter, Amanda Sue Barsel and husband, Michael of Marion, Illinois; ten grandchildren, Olivia, Harry, Jackson, Lillie, Chloe, Mary, Teddy, Gabriel, Rylee, and Kylee; two brothers, Michael Tackitt, and Steven Tackitt, both of Mount Vernon, Illinois; three sisters, Robyn Morgan and husband, David of Belle Rive, Illinois, Susan Arnett and husband, Jake of Dix, Illinois, and Ann Tackitt of Cunningham, Kentucky; sisters-in-law, Laura and husband, Glenn Tetreault of Fairhope, Alabama, Ellen and husband Brad Beckham of Waltonville, Illinois, and Michelle and husband, Ron Lawson of Port St. Lucie, Florida; brothers-in-law, John LeGrand and wife, Nancy of Conway, South Carolina, and Joe LeGrand and wife, Cindy of The Villages, Florida; mother-in-law, Della Mauro of Mount Vernon, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
Debra was preceded in death by her father, Buddie Tackitt; sisters, Sammi Kreher and Amy Scott; sister-in-law, Rosemary Bruzan; and father-in-law, Harold John LeGrand.
Debra worked as a homemaker. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.
A Visitation will be held from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home with Mr. Jerry Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Saint Mary Cemetery In Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Donors Choice.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.