Debra "Debbie" Sue Chapter

August 9, 1955 ~ September 3, 2020 (age 65)


Debra S. “Debbie” Chapter’s life began on August 9, 1955 in Gerard, KS; the daughter of Chester and Reva (Pitts) Brown. She was united in marriage to Mike Chapter on February 14, 1994 in El Dorado, KS. Debbie had an industrious spirit and worked hard in retail for several years. She enjoyed dining out and experiencing new restaurants. She enjoyed family gatherings and cookouts. Debbie was a huge lover of dogs, cats and John Wayne movies. Her greatest joy was her family which includes her husband Mike of Newton; children Eldon Barriger, Heidi Dupuy of LaHarpe, KS; 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; siblings Eddie Meeks, Phyllis Doughty and Peggy King. Debbie passed away on September 3, 2020 at her home in Newton surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by her brother, Danny Brown and her parents. Friends may gather with the family from 5-7 on Friday, September 11 at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home in El Dorado. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, September 12 at 10 am at Carlson Funeral Home in El Dorado. Memorial contributions in Debbie’s name may be directed to the SBA Cancer Center or to Caring Hands Animal Shelter of Newton. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Debbie at

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September 11, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carlson Funeral Home
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042

September 12, 2020

10:00 AM to TBD
Carlson Colonial Chapel
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042


Susan B. Allen Cancer Center
720 W. Central, El Dorado KS 67042
Tel: 1-316-321-3300

Caring Hands Humane Society
1400 SE 3rd St, Newton KS 67114
Tel: 1-316-283-0839

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