Debra Kay Gerard

August 18, 1956July 30, 2022
Obituary of Debra Kay Gerard
Debra Kay Gerard, 65, of Winder, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 30, 2022, passing away from a broken heart after losing her beloved honey earlier this year. Born August 18, 1956 in Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Harry M. Kruer and Ellen Hughes Kruer. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Gerard, on March 17, 2022. Debra was an active member of the Jackson County Baptist Church where she worked in children’s church, Awana and VBS. She loved kids and they loved her. Debra was such a sweet person who had a heart of gold. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Survivors include her three children: Sarah Mobley and her husband, Tim, Stephanie Ogle and her husband, John and Matthew Gerard and his wife, Priscilla; brother, Harry Douglas Kruer; sister, Cheryl Kruer; nine grandchildren: Megan Sheridan and her husband, Blake, Wade Ogle, Jeremy Ogle, Cody Gerard, Alexis Gerard, Jarrett Ogle, Austin Gerard, Jackson Ogle and Ashlyn Gerard; her beloved Basset Hound, Copper; and several adopted kids that she loved as her own. A celebration of Debra’s life will be 2 p.m., Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Jackson County Baptist Church, 79 Memorial Drive, Jefferson, Georgia 30549, with Pastor Matt Booher officiating. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Friday, August 5, 2022 at Bernstein Funeral Home, 3195 Atlanta Highway, Athens, Georgia 30606. Bernstein Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Saturday, August 06, 2022

A Celebration of Debra's Life