Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home

804 State Ave, Marysville, WA


Debra "Debbie" Ann Ball

February 16, 1950July 28, 2020

Debbie passed away on July 28, 2020 after a very difficult year and a half struggle with throat cancer. She underwent radiation and chemotherapy treatments, but they proved to be ineffective… Debbie was born February 16, 1950 in Auburn, Washington to John and Deebe. She lived in Marysville most of her life and graduated from Marysville High School in 1968. She worked off and on in her Mother Deebe’s Department Store in Marysville. She also worked in the Marysville & Silver Lake Liquor Stores as well as some others. She was the Manager of the Everett-Grand Avenue, Mill Creek and Arlington Liquor Stores. Debbie retired from the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

Debbie married her loving husband, Ronald Ball, on Thursday, December 3, 1987 and they spent the next 33 years together in their home in Tulalip.

Debbie also loved horses her whole life. She loved spending time with her horses – especially Tasha & Shadow.

Debbie is survived by her husband Ron, her brother John, son Derek (Summer) Henry, daughter Deann Henry, and grandkids Tyler, Trent, & Delaney.

She was preceded in death by her mother Deebe Anderson, father John McInnis, & brother Stephen.

There will be no public service per the family’s request. Please leave condolences and memories below.


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Debra "Debbie" Ann Ball

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Karen Pickett

August 4, 2020

So very sadden to hear if Debbie’s passing . We were friends in school. Sorta neighbors, rode my bus and picked berries with me. So many precious memories were made. Sincere sympathy to the family as they go through a sad time💔💔💔💔🙏🙏

Vicki Geddes Chrisman

August 4, 2020

I am so sorry to hear about Debbie's passing. I remember her so well from school. My deepest sympathy to her family.

Steven Bowman

August 4, 2020

Debbie was a school mate of my wife Connie and good friend. Connie past June 2013. I also knew Debbie as well. Pray for her family.

LaRen Streich

August 2, 2020

I knew and worked with Debbie for 20+ years at the Liquor Control Board.

Debbie was (and still is as far as I'm concerned) a beautiful lady, a friendly lady, and caring lady. We haven't seen Debbie or Ron for several years but enjoyed our time when we did. Whether it was a LCB party or personal. We did however share posts back and forth on Facebook periodically.

Ron I hope you know our sincere Prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. May Our Heavenly Father watch over and bless you always

We love you.

Terry Anderson

August 1, 2020

Ron and family. Clint and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of Debbie. She was a wonderful person. We didn't see you often but when we did we enjoyed our visit. We enjoyed sitting outside on your deck and look out at the lake. Our prayers and hugs go out to you and your family.


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