Deborah S. O’Bannon

Deborah S. O’Bannon, age 63, of Millfield, Ohio, passed away October 8, 2019 at her residence.

Deborah was born November 27, 1955 in Nelsonville, Ohio to Carl O’Nail and Bonnie Powell O’Nail. She was a graduate of Nelsonville-York High School; worked at the Athens Messenger; was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan and a Nelsonville-York Buckeyes fan.                         

Surviving are her husband of 16 years, William O’Bannon; daughter Brandy Shellman of The Plains; son Jeremy Smith of Athens; grandchildren, Troy Knash, Madison Shellman, Jayde Smith, Jaxon Smith, and Carter Smith; great-grandchildren, Hailey and Xander Knash; sisters, Cheryl Douglas of Albany, and Fauna Hanning of Nelsonville; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

Deborah was preceded in death by her parents.

Calling hours will be observed 4-6 P.M. on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Ohio Health Hospice 444 W. Union St. Suite C Athens, OH 45701.

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