Deborah J. (Debbie) Spellman 53 of Findlay, IL, passed away at 8:50 PM Sunday Nov. 9, 2014 in Shelby Memorial Hospital in Shelbyville, IL.
Debbie was born Feb. 6, 1961 in Decatur, IL the daughter of James M.(Jim) and Virginia Franks Spellman.
Debbie graduated from Findlay High School in the Class of 1979 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL.
She was a teacher, counselor and consultant for clients at Shelby County Community Services.She worked part-time at Shelby Memorial Hospital in Shelbyville, the Shelby Bowl in Shelbyville and R & K One Stop in Findlay. She loved people and dedicated her life to helping others everyday through her work, many friendships and involvement with the Special Olympics. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Fan and attended as many games as possible. Most of all, she loved her family very much, especially, her many nieces and nephews.
Debbie is survived by her mother Ginny; brothers: Dan (Carol) Spellman, Bob (Christy) Spellman, Tim (Bernice) Spellman an Rick Spellman; sisters: Pam (Bob) Glinke and Patti (Jody) Valerio; sister-in-law Betty-Jo Spellman; nephews: Rob, Jeff, Chad, Brett, Matthew, Jordan, Jimmy, Brandon, Kody, A. J. and Luke; nieces: Christine, Tiffany, Samantha, Lauren, Ciara and Alex; great nieces and nephews Parker, Laila, Easton, James, Alexa,Alaina, Taylor and Gunner.
She was preceded in death by her father James and her brother David.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday Nov. 14, 2014 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Findlay.The Family requests casual attire. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon Friday until time of the service.Burial will be in Findlay Cemetery, Findlay, IL.Memorials maybe made in Debbie’s memory to St. Louis Cardinals Kids Care.On line condolences:www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com