February 4, 1959 ~ November 8, 2021

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Deborah Vowels, 62, of Owensboro, Kentucky, has passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, November 8, 2021. She was born on February 4, 1959 to the late Troy Hubert Vowels and Martha Lucille Blanford. Deborah worked the register and grill at McDonalds for 24 years. In her spare time Deborah enjoyed relaxing and spending time with her family.

Along with her parents, Deborah is preceded in death by her brother, Martin Wayne Vowels and her sister, Valenda Vowels.

She is survived by her children, Brian Vowels (Katie Jenkins), Chris (Christina) Vowels, and Susan Trent; three grandchildren, Macy, Keegan, and Riley; one great-grandchild, Everlee; and her siblings, Joanna (Billy Ray) Hatcher, Loueva (Ernie, Jr.) Davis, Edith Murphy, Margaret (David) Wingfield, Hubert (Christine) Vowels, William Troy (Barbara) Vowels, and James (Patty) Vowels.

Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm on Friday November 12, 2021 at Blessed Mother Catholic Church. Services will be 12:00 pm on Friday, November 12, 2021, at Blessed Mother Catholic Church with Father Mike officiating.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Miss. Vowels. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Deborah Vowels and sign her virtual guestbook by going to


Visitation: November 12, 2021 11:00 am - November 12, 2021 12:00 pm

Blessed Mother Catholic Church
601 East 23rd street
Owensboro, KY 42303

Funeral Mass: November 12, 2021 12:00 pm

Blessed Mother Catholic Church
601 East 23rd street
Owensboro, KY 42303

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  1. Debbie was a very sweet kind friendly lady. Someone I was Blessed to call my aunt by marriage. So sorry for her loss, she will be missed by many. Prayers for her family during this time

  2. Mom…
    You will be MISSED by so many. As we all are thinking, I wished we had more time. I “loved” our talks and learning about your (mine now too) Family… There isn’t enough words to say how dear you were/are to me. I Love You Mom! You will forever be our Angel, as you watch over Chris, Brian, Me (Susan) and Family and Friends. I know one day we will see you again but until that day, WE LOVE YOU and you will be Missed Terribly😭💔
    From Your Loving Daughter
    Susan Trent (Kelly)

  3. It has been years since I have seen you. We grew up in the same small town of Curdsville. Sending my deepest sympathy and prayers. Kim and Wally

  4. You always had a smile.
    So many good times when we were young.
    Your in our thoughts and prayers.
    Janet and David Baker

  5. I went to school with Debbie at Apollo..was a very sweet woman..I didn’t know that Lee Vowels was her cousin..God Bless and Prayers for the Family .. Darlene McFadden “Susie” Lewis

  6. My condolences to all of Debbie’s family and friends. And Debbie may you rest in peace. Your McDonald’s family will always love you!!

  7. I went to high school with Debbie. Always so sweet and friendly. I enjoyed catching up with her throughout the years when we would happen to run into each other. Many prayers for her family.

  8. Chris,
    You have my deepest sympathy on the passing of your mom. She was a beautiful soul inside and out.
    Mrs. Blandford

  9. May She Rest In Peace! Debbie and I went to elementary, middle & high school together. Quiet spoken and genuine person who always had a big smile! She was from Curdsville and I from West Louisville … friendly little communities with friends for life!

  10. Debbie was a quite & gentle person. She was a loving soul that anyone could easily get along with, a down to earth person.🥰

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