Deborah E. Barden

Deborah Elaine Barden, 68, of Interlachen, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, due to an extended illness.

Deborah was born Dec. 28, 1947, in Bradenton and was raised by her grandparents along with seven other siblings. Deborah was a caring and loving person who would help anyone in need. Deborah loved her job as a bartender, and she had a funny personality, a huge heart and loved her family very much. Deborah loved the outdoors and enjoyed gardening. Deborah enjoyed endless hours of phone conversations with her best friends, Diane and Elizabeth T. She will be deeply missed.

Deborah is preceded in death by a daughter, Lena Marie Schultz, and grandson, Jeffery Renfroe. 

Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Renee Schultz of Francis; two daughters and their companions, Elaine Schultz and Willis Wells of Interlachen and Lura Barden and Billy Alongi of Interlachen; eight grandchildren, Jonathon Renfroe, Jessica Long, Austin Schultz, Mackenzie Schultz, Helena Renee Alongi, Rebecca Lynn, Myriah Rash and Nicole Johnson; and five great-grandchildren, Tatumn Renfroe, J. C. Renfroe, Gary Rountree, Autumn Rountree and Greyson Thomas.

Arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed on her online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

Palatka Daily News

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Palatka, FL 32177
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