BENTON - Debbie Lemons Koch, 29, was born Jan. 22, 1976, in Korea, the daughter of Johnnie and Kyong "Coffee" Kim Lemons and passed away Dec. 27, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau after an extended illness.
Debbie was a homemaker and was a 1995 graduate of Advance High School.
She had worked for Girardeau Stevedores in Scott City. She was also an avid scrapbooker and loved camping.
Debbie and Terry Koch were united in marriage on Sept. 12, 1998 at Chaffee, and he survives of the home.
Survivors include: her husband, Terry Koch of Benton; her parents, Johnnie and Coffee Lemons of Advance; a brother, Kevin Lemons of Advance; paternal grandmother, Betty Talley of Brownwood; four godchildren, Paige Koch of Chaffee, Jake Koch of Kelso, Scott Koch of Chaffee and Skyler Lemons of Sikeston and many other family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents.
Visitation if from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday. David Dohogne will officiate.
Burial will follow in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.