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Debra “Debbie” Jean Datko

May 17, 1968 - January 30, 2024
Visitation
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Southeast
1604 NE Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29681
864-688-1600 | Map
Sunday 2/4, 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Service
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Southeast Chapel
1604 NE Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29681
(864) 688-1600 | Map
Sunday 2/4, 3:00 pm

Debra Jean Datko, 55, wife of John Datko, Sr., died Tuesday, January 30, 2024. Born in Anderson, SC, she was the daughter of Shirley Chapman Cobb, and the late James Cobb Jr. Mrs. Datko was a member of Brookwood Church. She enjoyed traveling to the mountains and the beach with her family and friends. SheContinue Reading

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Michael H left a message on February 5, 2024:
Debbie, from your old neighbor I will miss you. The good lord always made our paths cross since we moved away from our neighborhood that we grew up in. We always ask each other about our parents and family. You were particular proud of your grand kids. I am glad now I got to meet your husband and see you at Lowes Home Improvement right before Christmas 2023. You told about your new job and how you liked it and we wished each other a Merry Christmas. I will miss seeing you my friend but hopefully and faithfully we will cross paths again and catch up.
Sharon e Richardson left a message on February 5, 2024:
Oh I'm gonna miss her sharing her views on Netflix shows.
Sharon e Richardson left a message on February 5, 2024:
Debbie I'm missing you already. I will miss your recipes and hearing you talk about the restaurants you loved or didn't. And all your plans for your Grandsons and of course John. You were blessed with lots of friends and they all have told me how much you will be missed. Your service was nice and Mama and Eddie are trying to hold up as you would them to. My life will never be the same without my baby sister. I know you are in heaven with Daddy.
Tracy Hiott Shelby left a message on February 4, 2024:
I'm so sorry to hear about this tragedy I'm praying for everyone.
Debra Brookshire left a message on February 4, 2024:
Debra, you were like a ray of sunshine. You had this magnetic personality that everyone you met liked you. You had that impact on my Daughter that day we all got together to celebrate Mother's Day. You were truly beautiful inside and out. We will miss you so much.
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Chris & Krissy Cannon left a message on February 3, 2024:
Forever in our hearts! You will be greatly missed!!
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PASTOR FRANK GOSNELL left a message on February 2, 2024:
Sorry for your loss, prayers for your family
James left a message on February 1, 2024:
Debbie, you will be missed by all who ever encountered you. I haven't seen you in many, many years, but the memories I have of us riding around in that little old truck way back when will always remain. So glad I had the privilege of knowing you. Prayers for the family for comfort and understanding during this very difficult time. RIP Debbie😢
Kendrah Compton left a message on February 1, 2024:
Grammie, you will be missed tremendously by so many, especially Bentley! We will see you again some day soon! LOVE YOU ❤️
Ellen McCurry left a message on February 1, 2024:
I am so sorry to hear this terrible news. Debbie was a wonderful person with the biggest heart! She would give you the shirt off her back if she thought you were in need. I am sorry that I had lost touch with her and heartbroken that I won't have that chance. She was one of the truly good people.
Roy left a message on February 1, 2024:
Was always a good friend to me since 6th grade , my prayers and condolences to the family . God bless and peace
B & B Pecan Processors of NC, Inc. left a message on February 1, 2024:
With deepest sympathy,
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Markie Brookshire left a message on February 1, 2024:
Aunt Debbie. You were such a presence & inspiring person in our family. You were hard working & family oriented, loving your sweet grands & husband. Debbie, thank you for showing me kindness in my darker moments. Forever grateful. & I never had a chance to tell you that but I will always remember. See you again someday. With love. - Markie
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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