Deborah Lois (Hurdle) Hannah was born on November 10, 1951 to the late Louis David Hurdle, Sr. (LD) and Annabelle Redd Hurdle. She transitioned to new life on January 29, 2021.
Deborah received her education from Jeffersonville High School and Ivy Tech Community College. She had a long career in the corporate trust department at several banks, before employment at Community Action of Southern Indiana.
Deborah, gave her life to Christ at an early age and served Him faithfully until her death. She was a longstanding member of Bethel AME Church where she served with the missionaries, usher board, choir, Christian education, Sunday School teacher, steward and a host of other ministries. Deborah also served in numerous positions within the Missionary Society, including as the Indiana Conference President.
Deborah held an affection for her community and civic responsibilities, serving in many roles with the National Council for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), National Council of Negro Women, Jeffersonville United to Make Progress (JUMP), and the Claysburg Reunion Committee to name a few.
Deborah loved the Lord, her family and family gatherings, music, laughing, reminiscing, makeup, traveling, shopping, cooking and home shows and conversing on any topic of choice. Deborah was kind to her core and always had a smile on her face.
Deborah was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Gregg Hannah; sister, Carol Elaine Hollerman; and brother, Louis David Hurdle, Jr. She leaves to cherish in her memory daughters, Tara Hurdle and Natalie Hannah; grandson, Jazmon Hannah; great grandchildren Jazmon, Jr., Ja’Myion and Jay’Vion; siblings, Steve Redd (Lola) and Theresa Hurdle; along with a host of in-laws, nephews, great nieces, cousins, her besties (from church and National Avenue), friends and coworkers.
A funeral service for Mrs. Deborah Hannah will be Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 1 PM at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, Indiana. Visitation will be at the funeral home prior to the service from 10 AM to 1 PM.
The family requests memorial donations be made to Maple Leaf Academy in Deborah's honor.
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