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“I can remember the day Debbie started working at Beelman Truck Co. she was very happy and always laughing and wanting to get along with every body....Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Maurice MO Zurliene - New Baden, IL

“I'll always treasure our friendship. You were such a good friend to me. Kind, funny, caring, full of compliments and so fun to be around. We are all...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Swyear - New Athens, IL

“I was so sorry to learn of Debbie's passing. I remember how she always had a smile for everyone--she was a truly nice person. My sincere...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Sue Blankenship - Manchester, MO

“Debbie, we were the "birthday twins." It was amazing how you could make anyone feel welcomed and connected. You had your mother's sweet smile and...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Celeste (Strassman) Bowman

“Sincere condolences to the family. The world has lost a beautiful soul. God speed. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Nuernberger - Jefferson City, MO

“My deepest condolences to all the family and friends! What I remember about Debbie was she always had that sweet smile on her face and how sweet she...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Vanelli - Memphis, TN

“Even though we hadn't see each other for a long time we spoke to each other thru social media. As a you girl she lived across the alley from us in...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Hill - Carllyle, IL

“Rest peacefully dear friend, your suffering is over. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: The Hampton family

“My condolences to Debbie's family. She was truly a special person. I remember all the good times we had growing up at the Methodist Church and at...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jeanne (Hacker) Jansen - IL

“Debbie was always cheerful & happy to help anytime I needed her to cover a load at MLCo. She & I became friends over the phone. We enjoyed a fun...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Yvonne Bedwell - Godfrey, IL

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11 of 14 | Posted by: Yvonne Bedwell - Godfrey, IL

“Debbie will be missed at Beelman Truck Co. She always greeted everyone with a smile and was kind to everyone. I don't think I have ever met a more...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Alex Cima - Saint Louis, MO

“Debbie will be missed by all of her "Beelman" family. I am blessed to have worked with her for the past 18 years. Keeping her family in thought and...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Sue Malick - Nashville, IL

“We have lost a beautiful person and co worker, she will be GREAYLY missed at Beelman Truck Co. My prayers to her family that she cherished so much. ...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Carla Tscherney (Fellow Beelman Employee)


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Deborah K. "Debbie" Roe, 61, of New Athens, IL, born July 1, 1953 in Pana, IL, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Debbie had worked at Beelman Trucking for 32 years and was currently a truck dispatcher. She was also an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and had gone with friends to Jupiter, FL for the Cardinals' spring training.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Estelle (Romager) Roe, 2 uncles; Grady Romager and Ivy Romager, Jr. and 1 aunt; Ruth Emling.

Debbie is survived by 1 sister; Ann (Clyde Zanders) Peters of Baldwin, IL and 1 brother; Alan (Alexis) Roe of Webster Groves, MO. 2 nieces; Lisa (Tom) Emling and Michelle (Joseph) Gallagher, 1 nephew; Doug (Julie) Peters, 8 great nieces and nephews; Taryn Dettman, Dylan Dettman, Maddy Salls, Doug Peters, Cole Peters, Kendall Peters, Eamon Gallagher and Morgan Gallagher, and 1 great great nephew; Carter Rose. 2 aunts;; Lois McKenzie of Pana, IL and Elizabeth Gray of Hoover, Alabama. She is also survived by her very dear friends, the Rick and Diane Weilmuenster Family of New Athens, IL and also by the "Margarita Girls".

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Visitation: Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens.

Funeral: Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at St. John United Church of Christ with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating. Burial will be at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.