Deborah Kay “Smiley” Sholars

Deborah Kay Sholars, age 65, passed away on October 28, 2019 in Dayton, Texas surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 2, 1954 in Delhi, Louisiana to parents Willis C. Sholars and Audrey Jones Sholars.

Deborah was a fun free-spirit. She was a passionate person who loved being the center of attention. She loved music and like to dance. Those who knew her say she never met a stranger. Deborah liked to play pool and loved to cook. She loved all animals but especially her dog, Blue.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Henry Sholars. She leaves behind to cherish her memory daughters Traci Young, Stoney Campbell, Arline West; brothers Bill Sholars, Ronald Sholars; nephews Matthew and Michael Sholars; nieces Sandy Bowden, Carolyn Raines; grandkids Cheree, Chelsea, Christina, Layne, J.D. and Justin. In addition, she leaves behind numerous other loving family members and friends.

Allison Funeral Services has been entrusted with cremation services.

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