Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


April 4, 2014

Debbie Herring Alcorn

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Debbie Herring Alcorn, age 53, formally of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Sunset Baptist Church in Jacksonville with Bro. Andy Cox officiating.  Interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Park in Jacksonville. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Mrs. Alcorn passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Forney.

Deborah was born July 7, 1960 in Jacksonville to James and Betty Herring.

She was preceded in death by her son, Craig Alan McClain and sister, Jackie Gage.

Survivors include her husband, Jim Alcorn of Forney; daughters, Mary McClain Sparks and husband Justin of Jacksonville, Brandi Taylor and husband Travis of Plano; stepsons, Chris Alcorn and wife Reagan of Fate, Bryan Alcorn of Dallas; sister, Sharon Akin and husband Jerry of Jacksonville; brothers, Eddie Herring and wife Stephanie of Austin, Timothy Herring and wife Holly of Jacksonville, brother-in-law, Ron Alcorn and wife Mindy of Caddo Mills; sisters-in-law, Brenda Shamburg and husband Mark of Murphy, Barbara Brunson and husband Don of Garland, Renda Reed of Garland;  two beloved grandchildren, Everett Taylor and Katharyn Sparks; numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Chris Alcorn, Bryan Alcorn, Justin Sparks, Travis Taylor, Trent Herring, and Zack Alcorn.

Honorary pallbearer will be Byron Underwood.

Visitation will begin on Friday, April 4, 2014 with family receiving friends from 5-7p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Rather than customary condolences, donation may be made in memory of Deborah Alcorn to the National Breast Cancer Foundation at www.nationalbreastcancer.org.

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