Debra Conyers Fearing
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Debra Conyers Fearing
  • September 16, 1951 - October 1, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Debra Conyers Fearing, 66, died Sunday, October 1, 2017 following a valiant battle with breast cancer. She was born September 16, 1951 in Raleigh to Stanton Aaron Conyers and Janie Smith Conyers. In addition to her parents, Debra is survived by her daughter, Tricia Fearing Kolb and husband, Erich; sisters, Sandra "Sandi" Conyers Anderson and husband, Tommy, and Teresa "Terri" Conyers Tripp; and former spouse, Tatnal Warner Fearing Jr.

Debra worked for the North Carolina Utilities Commission for over 40 years. She attended Needham Broughton High School and was in the first graduating class at Sanderson High School in 1969. Debra attended East Carolina University where she became an avid lover of Carolina Beach Music and shag dancing. In 1997 she became a member of the Raleigh Shag Club and throughout her life was very active on numerous committees and fundraisers. Debra's passion was taking care of others and she left behind many great friends. She was an avid volunteer, including Meals on Wheels and Pretty in Pink. She adored the NC State Wolfpack, bridge, attending SOS, her dog Suzie and her grand-dogs.

The family will receive friends Friday, October 6, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27609. A funeral service will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home followed by burial at Montlawn Memorial Park, 2911 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27603.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Transitions Lifecare (Hospice) or Pretty in Pink Foundation Inc.