Debbie was the first born to Joyce L Helton and John R Ratliff on February 3, 1956 in Seattle, WA. She passed away peacefully in her home at the age of 65 after a long battle with cancer with her family at her side. She lived most of her life in Washington . She worked at Boeing Company for 30 years before retiring in 2016.
Debbie was preceded in death by her Parent’s, Joyce L Helton and John R Ratliff; sibling, Steve L Ratliff and Husband, William A. (Bill) Carlson.
Debbie is survived by her daughter, Gina L Carlson; Grandson, Darien D Houston; Great grandson Deshaun A. (Shaun) Houston; siblings Sherry A. Long (Mark), Linda J Shoemaker (Ron), John A. Ratliff (Jason), Pam T Waddington and Kevin A Ratliff (Cindy); numerous niece’s and nephew’s and great niece’s and nephew’s which she adored and spoiled.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday August 28, 2021 at 12:00pm
Rainier View Park
15603 Meade McCumber Rd E
Sumner, WA 98390
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