Debra Ann Harvey Hicks Green

Funeral services for Debra Ann Harvey Hicks Green, 61, Lawrence, will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church , 900 New York St., Lawrence. Burial will follow at Vinland Cemetery.

Debra passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born March 18, 1951 the daughter of Dean and Dorothy Singleton Harvey in Lawrence, Kansas.

Debra was educated at Fairview, West Junior High, and Lawrence High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degree from the University of Kansas.

She taught for 34 years; 31 at Lawrence High where she taught English and Mathematics. Debra was the cheerleader sponsor at L.H.S. for 11 years.

Debra was very active in her church, Lawrence Indian United Methodist Church. She served her church as a pianist, treasurer, Bible & Sunday school teacher, and lay speaker.

She married Joseph Hicks, they later divorced. Debra married John Green, they divorced, to this union a son John was born.

She was preceded in death by her father, Dean Harvey; sister, Karen Byers; and brother, Dean Olin Harvey, Jr.

Debra leaves to mourn her death, her son, John Green; mother, Dorothy Harvey; two nephews, Dwight and Craig Byers all of Lawrence.

Debra’s family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

Memorial may be made to Lawrence Indian United Methodist Church, American Cancer Sosiety or charity of choice, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.