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Deborah Lynne Johnson Cope Dees Bowman, 61 of Texarkana, TX passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017 at a local hospice. She was born on March 29, 1955 in New Boston, TX.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law James and Holly Cope of Texarkana, TX; four sisters, Karen Edgar of Wake Village, TX, Donna Smith of Texarkana, TX, Kathy Ann Hall of Longview, TX and Sheila Denise Travis of Columbia, SC; brother, Edward L. Johnson, Jr. of Malta, TX; three grandchildren, Dustin Luke Law, Hannah Nicole Cope and James Andrew Cope III, long time friend Curtis Bowman and a number of nieces and nephews.

Celebration of life gathering 2pm Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Clear Springs Camp Ground at Wright Patman Lake.
Cremation is under the direction of East Funeral Home-Moores Lane.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to American Cancer Society or Hospice of Texarkana Inpatient Care Center.

Online tributes can be posted at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.