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Deborah Kay (Epperson) Jergins, 69

Deborah Kay (Epperson) Jergins was born May 4, 1952 to the late Mary House and T.H. Epperson.  She passed away October 19, 2021 at the age of 69.

She grew up and resided in North Little Rock, Arkansas.  Debi retired at the age of 58 to become a full-time caregiver for her mother, Mary.

Debi found love and enjoyment in attending I-30 Speedway races, rodeos, concerts, fishing, swimming, and many other outings with her family, but especially with her sister, Pam.  Debi also adored and loved to spend time spoiling her fur babies.

Debi is survived by her two children and seven grandchildren which include, her daughter Nicola Smith, mother of Justin McMahan, Jarrah Goff, and Jhase Goff, her son, Jeff (Courtnie) Smith, father of Taylor Smith, Delaney Smith, Hudson Smith, and Asher Smith. She also survived by her sister, Pam France and nephews Chris (Catherine) Spradlin and Brad (Melanie) Spradlin as well as her five great nieces and nephews.

Deborah Kay lived life to the fullest, made friends with anyone she met, and will be strongly missed by her friends and family.

Deborah’s Memorial Service will be Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville.

Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Joyce Smith Posted October 22, 2021 6:08 PM

    My love & prayers to all the family!

  • Debbie Light Posted October 22, 2021 11:20 PM

    Deb, Thank You For Always Having The Time To Talk, Give Advice, And For Always Making Myself, My 2 sons Hunter, Garrett and Expecially My Grand Daughter Faith Feel At Home!! You Will Truly Be Missed!! With Love, Light & Prayers!! Until We Meet Again!! I Love You!! 💋💋💋💋 Deb Light & Family

  • Nicola Smith Posted October 23, 2021 6:48 AM

    I Love You Momma!

  • Ruth Kilstrom Posted October 23, 2021 8:22 AM

    a friend of her sister Pam. Prayers and love to the family during this time of sorrow.

  • Wanda House Posted October 23, 2021 1:08 PM

    I am so sorry. Unfortunately I will not be able to come see you to be there for you. I need you to text me so I have your number
    My old phone died and I lost all contacts. Please text me your number. Again l, I am so sorry. Love you bunch⁹es, baby girl.

  • Gentry Green Posted October 23, 2021 8:17 PM

    Wow, I worked with Debbie in the early 90’s @ Sidney Moncriefs , she was a sweet and gentle soul her heart was amazingly open and sincere. God has called home one of his Angels. Rest Easy Debbie, your friend always Gentry.

  • Jerri Roe-McCrary Posted October 24, 2021 12:37 AM

    Rest In Peace. I always will remember you. You were always nice and fun to be around. My prayers go out to your family. 🙏🙏🙏

  • Sharon Hooper Posted October 24, 2021 7:52 AM

    Praying for the family during this difficult time.
    Will miss Debi forever and always.!

  • Sharon House Worden Posted October 25, 2021 8:00 AM

    My heart goes out to the family. May God comfort you and surround you with his peace.

  • Pam France Posted October 29, 2021 8:04 PM

    I miss you so much and love you even more!💜
    Love, your little sis.

  • Mary MacLeod Ruiter Posted October 30, 2021 12:34 PM

    I’m truly sorry Pam, Chris and Cath. I was just becoming acquainted with her thru the birth of niece Chloe whom she was already in love with.. I will miss our warm conversations . Sorry you had to leave us.

  • Dale Hammons Posted October 30, 2021 1:31 PM

    I will miss you till we see each other again!

  • Landen Spradlin Posted October 31, 2021 9:35 PM

    Didn’t really know how to react when I heard that this happened you were the only one who seemed to understand me I will never forget our late night talks or phone calls they always were the highlight of my day I love snd miss you so much already I hope to one day see you again

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