Coffman Funeral Home of Harrison and Jasper: Obituaries

Coffman Funeral Home of Harrison and Jasper

Debbie Elizabeth Matney Debbie Elizabeth Matney
(September 20, 1970 - October 22, 2011)

Debbie Elizabeth (Thomlinson) Matney, age 41 of Deer, Arkansas died Saturday, October 22, 2011 at Harrison.

The daughter of Oliver J. Thomlinson and Elsie Marie (Stephens) Norwood was born September 20, 1970 in Harrison, Arkansas.

She loved riding horses, camping, hunting, fishing and the outdoors. She also loved spending time with her grandbabies. She had worked at yard leveling and was known for saying, "Crazy, not stupid." She gave up drinking for her husband, to whom she was married on November 5, 2010.

Debbie had lived most of her life in Newton County and had attended school at Deer.

She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Billy Joe Thomlinson.

Survivors are her husband, Daniel Dwight Matney of Deer; her mother, Elsie Norwood of Deer; one son, Davie James Oliver Campbell of Green Forest; one daughter, Miranda Lea Marie Malotte of Harrison; one brother, Robert Nathaniel Thomlinson of Deer; three grandchildren, Shaidyn Elizabeth Lea Richardson, Allysa Maeleigh Campbell and Mary Jane Elizabeth Malotte.

Memorial service was Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the Deer School Gymnasium, Deer, Arkansas.