Debbie Darlene Palmos

Debbie Palmos
June 2, 1952 – May 15, 2020

Debbie Darlene McCartney Palmos, 67, of Hearne entered into the kingdom of heaven on Friday, May 15, 2020, after a brief battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life Tribute will be held at a later time. Arrangements are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

Debbie was born on June 2, 1952, in Bryan, Texas to Oliver Charles McCartney and Iris Small McCartney. After graduating from Stephen F. Austin High School, Debbie attended Charles and Sue’s School of Hair Design, which started her on a long and varied work career that allowed her to become friends with many of those she came in contact with. Besides being a talented beautician and nail technician, she was a bookkeeper, banking clerk, certified travel agent, real estate agent, and permanent makeup artist. Her talents and interests were many.

Debbie was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Forrest Bedford and Zula Small, Maudie Mae McCartney and Oliver Wood McCartney; and her in-laws, Demetre and Nadine Palmos.

Survivors include her loving husband of 33 years, Tom Palmos; son, Sonny Alan Holligan and wife Karen; sister, Sherry McCartney; brother and sister-in-law, Forrest (Bubba) and Estela McCartney; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Sam and Carolyn Lampo; sister-in-law, Marilyn Geyer; brother-in-law, James Palmos; grandchildren, Cole, Kendal Price, Jaycee Fojt, and Wyatt Fojt; great-grandchild, Baylee Price and many nieces and nephews.

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  1. TD & Family
    I was so Sadden to hve heard bout Debbie’s passing. I enjoyed talking to her the few times I got to see her. She always looked so Glamorous! May God give y’all lots of Strength & Comfort at this time of Sorrow.


  2. Dearest TD and family,

    Kimberly and I are so very sorry to hear about beautiful Debbie’s passing.

    Debbie was one of the dearest and most gracious people Kimberly and I were blessed to have known and loved.

    Your devotion towards one another and your loving marriage was an inspiration for many.

    May the Lord bless you and keep you and bring you peace.

    With love,
    Martha and Kimberly

  3. My heart goes out to TD, Sonny and the rest of the family. Some of my earliest memories are of Debbie, Aunt Iris, Lorraine (Mimi), and Jimmy. May you find comfort in knowing Debbie has transcended from her pain.

  4. I was saddened to hear of Debbie s passing.. We were friends as kids. Our folks, the Scott’s and McCartney’s we’re friends I felt like we were all related. Prayers for you all.

  5. Tommy and family
    My heart breaks for you all..sending all my love..hugs and prayers from Nebraska

  6. I loved being around Debbie, because she could make me laugh. I have an idea she was a good cook based on the delicious bean dip she brought to family get togethers.
    We will miss you, Debbie.
    Paul and Helen Kunz

  7. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers! Debbie was an important part of Mike’s childhood memories and he always thought of her as part if his extended family.

  8. T.D., I am so sorry to hear about Debbie. Take good care of yourself and may happy memories help you get through this sad time.

  9. T.D. I wanted to tell you I’m so sorry about Debbies passing. Also to Bubba & his family, very sorry for your loss. I’m sure she will be missed. Your family should be comforted knowing she is know longer suffering but in the arms of her Heavenly Father. Sending

  10. I will always remember her beautiful smile, warm hugs, and contagious laugh, not to mention her love of cute little dogs and snappy comebacks. My heart breaks for you, T.D. May the love of friends and family comfort you and your family at this sad time.

  11. Oh Tommy, I am so sorry to read about Debbie. I always enjoyed caring for the two of you and envied the love you had for Debbie. I know she adored you as well. Peace to your and your family. You are loved.

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