Deborah Gail Curry Swofford was born July 29, 1951 in Waxahachie to Hal Leon and Mary Virginia Patman Curry. Debi passed away August 6, 2016 in Ennis, Texas. For twenty-six years of her life before an automobile accident on January 23, 1978, she enjoyed a very productive and happy life. Debi loved her animals. She loved riding her horse Kissimee Lady and enjoyed her dog Pooh Bear and her cat White Copy. She always had a smile on her face and was an extremely kind and joyful person. Debi had a fantastic sense of humor and truly had a joy for life.

Debi attended The Hockaday School in Dallas, The Roycemore School in Evanston, Illinois and graduated from W.T.White High School in Dallas, where she was in the National Honor Society and an officer in the Wrangler Club her senior year. She earned B.A. and M.P.A. degrees from Southern Methodist University where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. Following graduation she was an assistant city manager for the City of Garland. She was a member of College Street Church of Christ.

Surviving Debi are her sister Donna Curry and an uncle and aunt, Donald and Mary Patman as well as several cousins. She was preceded in death by her father and mother and her grandparents P.P. and Irene Curry and Luther and Maybelle Dewberry Patman.

Graveside Service will be Monday, August 8, 2016 at 9:00 AM at Hillcrest Burial Park in Waxahachie under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie, Texas. Walter Buchanan will be the officiant.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St. Waxahachie, 75165.