Deborah MejiasJune 2, 1958 ~ April 26, 2020 (age 61)
Deborah Mejias, age 61, of Olney, went to be with the Lord at 9:12 AM on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at her residence in Olney.
Private family services are being held on Tuesday, April 28 at First Assembly of God in Olney. Cremation rites will be accorded. Pastor Paul Goss will be officiating. Burial will be at Delhi Masonic Cemetery in Delhi, Louisiana at a later date.
Deborah was born on June 2, 1958 in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, the daughter of Juan and Mary (Martinez) Mejias.
She worked at a Correctional Facility. She loved the Lord and her relationship with him. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Olney. She loved helping with the Women’s Ministry at First Assembly. She was also a part of Soul Sisters and helped with VBS. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, doing crafts, cooking, and baking. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her.
Deborah is survived by her son William Phillips of Sioux Falls, SD; 3 daughters Belinda Bircham of Colorado, Stacy Hastings of Kenosha, WI and Ashley Beard (Jesse) of Olney; 3 brothers Raymond Mejias of Delhi, LA, John Mejias Jr. of Delhi, LA, and Daniel Mejias of Bastrop, LA; 3 sisters Gloria Johnson of Houston, TX, Patty Mejias of Mankato, MN, and Elizabeth Mejias of Delhi, LA; 10 grandchildren Nathaniel, Cassie, Alyssa, Zack, McKenna, Mackenzie, Adysen, Jackson, Tristan and Grayson; 2 great-grandchildren Alexa and Declan.
She is preceded in death by her parents Juan and Mary Mejias and 2 brothers Manuel Mejias and Michael Mejias.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Deborah’s church family at First Assembly of God for the hospitality and friendship that you showed their mother for the last several years. Your kindness did not go unnoticed.