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Funeral Service

Pleasant View Baptist Church
Monday May 23rd, 2022

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Adams Funeral Home of Nixa
Sunday May 22nd, 2022
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Flood Cemetery
Monday May 23rd, 2022

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Debbie Jo Maples

Debbie Jo Maples of Nixa, Mo Received her angel wings on May 17, 2022, while at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Debbie was born December 17, 1952, in Aurora, Mo to Joe and Betty Maples.  


For several year, Debbie worked at Crane Garment Factory. She worked at Empire Bank, where she retired after 25 year in 2015. After retirement Debbie Jo enjoyed trips to lake Eufala visiting friends, with her best friend Sherry. Also, their trips to the casinos. Most of all, Debbie loved planning and taking care of family gatherings. She loved spending time with her family.


Debbie Jo was saved at the age of 10, at Pleasant View Baptist Church. She was church treasurer for over fifty year. Deb was an example in everything she did in the church. From playing the organ for many years, taking care of church dinners, cleaning the church every week, to bringing others to church, and so many others that there are too many to mention. Debbie Jo truly had a servant’s heart.


Debbie Jo was preceded in death by her dad and mom, Joe and Betty Maples, and one brother Johnny Maples.


Survivors include her brother Kirby Maples and wife Sherry of Crane, Mo., sister Georgia Maples of Highlandville, sister-in-law Blondie Maples, two nephews Jason Maples and wife Melissa, Justin maples and wife Susie, one niece Sarah Jo Maples, step niece Lindsay Cutbirth, step nephew Derek Raulston and wife Dana, great nephews and nieces Dawson, Anna, and Reece Maples, Trey and Bailey Cutbirth, and Tori and Arnold Raulston. Debbie Jo’s best friend of Many year Sherry Medlin; and a host of extended family and friends.


Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday May 23, 2022, at Pleasant View Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Flood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday May 22 at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.


Arrangements are under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.

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A candle was lit in memory of Deborah Maples

Cary Burns Jun 22 2022 9:14 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Deborah Maples

Lori Dutton May 22 2022 11:43 PM

Debbie Jo was not only my Sister In Law, but had been one of my best friends for many years. It's hard to imagine life without her being with us. The Maples family, won't be the same without her. Missing her already!!💔😢

Sherry Maples May 21 2022 10:38 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Deborah Maples

MICK SANDERS May 20 2022 8:41 AM

Deb was always kind and very helpful at the bank. We always went to her for help. He always had a smile and kind works to say about every one.

Kathy Young May 19 2022 8:12 PM

We are very sorry that she passed away.
Dick and Sharlene

Sharlene J McKee May 19 2022 7:36 PM

It seems impossible that such a nice individual is not to be among us again, with a cheerful hello and always a smile of greeting for any & all.
She was very pleasant and giving - always helpful in her church music and whatever involved work of any sort to help get things in order. We are most thankful for all the many hours of work spent on the finances and management in Flood's Cemetery. The Radford' family will miss her in many ways. As a neighbor, a friend and individual with only her winning ways .. The many things she contributed to the "Flood Ridge" as us older ones remember referring back to through the years, that had any part of
connections with the Maples' family.

Emma Lee Radford May 19 2022 6:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Deborah Maples

Emma Lee Radford May 19 2022 12:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Deborah Maples

Jeanne K Johns May 19 2022 12:00 AM

Thank you for loving me as your own nice and for all the loving memories we made the 31 years I've been alive. I will forever miss and love you.

Briana Potter May 18 2022 9:24 PM

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