Ms. Deborah Pernell, age 58, passed from this life on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at approximately 11:03 p.m. in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
She was born on August 11, 1961, in Lima, Ohio to Fred Peoples and Mary (Russell) Pernell; both parents preceded her in death.
Ms. Pernell worked as a Care Provider at Easter Seal ARC. She loved to play Bingo, cards and enjoy her family. She loved her children and grandchildren tremendously.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory 2 sons; Taji J. Pernell and Tavaris L. Nichols both of Lima. 2 daughters; Candace C. Pernell and Cameron C. Pernell both of Lima. 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. 6 brothers; Billy Russell (Louida), Willie Pernell, Walter Peoples and Quincey Peoples all of Lima. Fred Pernell of Ft. Wayne, IN and Fred Peoples of Columbus, OH. 7 sisters; Patricia Davis and Yvonna Hearns both of Ft. Wayne, IN. Marilyn Bailey (John), Deborah Russell, Sheila Chitman and Diane Robinson all of Lima. Wava Peoples of Akron, OH. A Close companion: Sammie D. Carpenter of Lima. A Goddaughter; Lashonda Ackles of Ft. Wayne, IN. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a sister; Elnora Rose.
Home going services will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at New Life Christian Ministries with Elder John Holly officiating and Minister Shyquavious Gibson eulogizing.
Visitation/Wake will be held Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. until time of services also at the Church.
Interment - Woodlawn Cemetery -
Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.
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