Debra Anne Wint Smith, age 67, of Chadbourn passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. She was born in Nashville, TN on November 29, 1955 to the late Mason Bell Malpass and Letha Joyce Denton Malpass.
Debra graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a Bachelors of Science Degree and eventually a Master's Degree in Graphic Arts. She worked as an office manager at Alpha Medical and then also at B'nai-Zion Synagogue. She was a writer and an artist.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband; Kevin Smith of Chadbourn, an adopted daughter; Rebecca Briggs Cance, grandchildren; John & Lily of Chadbourn, stepmother; Carolyn Malpass of Delco, stepsister; Pam Benson also of Delco, several cousins; Douglas Little (Cindy), Denise Little Reynolds and Steve Wagner all of Whiteville, Bert Little and Lexie Little of Kentucky, Vicky Geoffe of Michigan, Randy Denton of Delco, Kay Denton of Wilmington, NC, Nancy Frank (Maurice) of Hendersonville, NC, Patty Denton Gomez (Juan Carlos) of South Carolina, Wanda Bagnstaus (Billy) of Hendersonville, NC, and two sisters in law; Denise Oliver (Tim) of Asheville, NC and Marretta Wint Ellison of Tennessee
A memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.
McKenzie Mortuary, 112 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, NC is serving the Wint family.