Debra Kay Hemphill, 54, passed away on June 7, 2008. Survived by her husband of 33 years, Stu Hemphill; daughters Christina (Mike O'Berto) Hemphill and Dianna Hemphill, both of Denver; her parents, Bill and Helen Argo of Fowler; her brother, Don Argo of Fowler; and sisters, Shelly (Jim) Sigler of Boone and Christine Argo of Fowler. Debra retired from Pueblo School District 60 after 32 years of service. A devoted wife, loving mother and compassionate daughter, she will be remembered for her spirit and greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. The family would like to send a special thank you to Rose Scube of High Plains Oncology, Jodi Gullo and the entire Radiology department at Parkview Hospital. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m, Friday, June 13, 2008, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Mary-Corwin Foundation, benefitting High Plains Oncology. Please send donations to St. Mary-Corwin Foundation, 1008 Minnequa Avenue, Pueblo, Colo. 81004. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Dianna, I’m so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was such a kind and amazing woman and I know how much she meant to you and your family. You will all be in my thoughts.

  2. Our deepest sympathy is extended to you on the loss of Debbie. She was always very helpful and always had a cheerful outlook.

  3. Christy and family,
    I am so sorry to have heard about your mom. I was in great shock when I had found out. She was a very sweet and beautiful person.She will be deeply missed by so many people. Chris if you need anything please call me.Luv ya lots and miss you.Amy Robles and family

  4. Dianna –

    I am so glad your mom got to spend time with you and your puppy in your new place in Denver. She “knows” where you are and will be able to watch over you – always!

    Take good care… lots of love,
    Steph

  5. Stu, Christina and Dianna, our deepest condolences in the loss of your wife and Mother. Our hearts are also very sad to hear about Debbie’s passing. Will always remember our summers with the girls and will never forget Debbie, she was a wonderful person, especially to us, as you all were. God’s Blessings and our prayers go out to you and your family during this very sad time. May our Lord be at your side today and everyday with continuous Love, Peace and Faith. Amen.

  6. To Stu, Dianna, & Christina: My sincere condolence to the whole family. I was in shock and still in shock of the death of Mrs. Hemphill. She was a beautiful, fun loving person as how I remember her from my childhood days. Always had a smile and welcomed my family with open arms. I love the picture because that is exactly how I remember her. May God bless you all and give you strength and comfort. Sincerely, Vanessa and my daughter Alicia Soto

  7. Stu,Christina and Dianna
    We were very sorry to hear about your loss. Debra was always very kind to Jamie when he was at Roncolli and he always rememberd that about her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. DEAR HEMPHILL FAMILY,

    WE ARE SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR WIFE AND MOTHER. GOD BLESS YOU AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME AND GIVE YOU THE FAITH TO GET THROUGH THIS.

    YOUR NEIGHBORS–ALEX & RITA FRANKLIN

  9. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Mrs. Hemphill will always be remembered by me for her contagious smile.

  10. Stu and family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Stu I think you and I were in the same accordian band and that your parents may have purchased my accordion years ago. Your wife was beautiful. My Mom also worked for District 60. You are in our prayers.

    Diane Donahue Marden

  11. Mrs. Hemphill was a great person with a smile that lit up the entire office. I truely feel for your family, you will be in our prayers.

  12. I was deeply saddend to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  13. Stu and Family,

    My wife and I were saddened to hear of Debra’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Marlon and Terry Coleman

  14. Di,Christine and Stu.
    I am so very sorry and sad to hear about Deb. She will always be special in my heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of loss. May God bless you all.

  15. Stu, Diana and Christina – my heart goes out to you all. May you find peace and love through this time of grief. Deb will always be in my heart and I will keep you all there as well.

  16. Di, Stu, & Christina:
    I am so sorry that you have to go through this. All of my heart is with you at this time. Know that you are not alone and please don’t hesitate to ask if you need anything.

    All my love,
    Luz

  17. Dearest Stu and Girls, I am so sorry to hear about Deb. After her long struggle she is finally at rest. God bless you all. Love, Pat Conci

  18. To the Hemphill Family, We are sorry to hear of your loss. Are thoughts and prayers are with you! May GOD truely bless you in this troubled time !!

  19. Stu, Christina, and Dianna,

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time of loss. May God Bless you all. With Friedship and Love, Mary Beth & Dan Garrett and Christina & Edward Posa

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