Debbie Jean Hedlund passed away on 11/21/2012 peacefully into eternal life after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Beloved wife, mother and friend to so many, Debbie was born on 5/1/1958 in Phoenix, AZ. to Jean & Patrick Barrows. She married Terry Hedlund in 1979 and raised four children. She owned several businesses throughout her life and took pride in making them successful. Debbie enjoyed spending time and taking care of her family. She was well known by everyone for her love & passion of Chihuahuas. Throughout her life she treated them like little members of the family.
Debbie was preceded in death by her mother, Jean Barrows. Debbie is survived by her husband, Terry of Mesa, AZ; Daughters, Amanda Franklin of Henderson, NV, Teresa of Chandler AZ, Ashley of Bristol, PA and Terry Jr. of Mesa, AZ.
The family would like to thank the entire staff of Hospice Family Care of Mesa- especially Marta, Deb, Steve, Patsy, & Alicia. Your love, care, and kindness are appreciated more than words can express. The family requests that you consider a memorial donation in Debbie’s memory to Hospice Family Care of Mesa, 1550 S. Alma School Road, Suite 102, Mesa, AZ. 85210 OR to azchihuahuarescue.org
A private funeral was held by A Wise Choice Chapel on Mon, 11/26/2012. Online condolences can be made to www.awisechoiceaz.com
“Fly free sweet angel, we will never forget you!”