Debelain Burbage Jefferson


Debelain Burbage Jefferson of Rouses Point passed away Aug. 12, 2019, surrounded by her family.
She was born Feb. 18, 1951, and grew up in Oak Ridge, Tenn. She is predeceased by her mother, Margaret Alice Wills Bond, and father, Charles Henry Burbage. She is survived by her stepdad, Dr. Arthur D. Bond; her husband, C. Paul Jefferson, stepchildren, Nichole Jefferson Bedard (Stacy) and Derrick Jefferson (Kimberly); grandchildren, Callie and Callan Bedard; one sister, Chalice Burbage Bigelow (Phillip).
Her sly wit, infectious giggle and tender heart will be sorely missed.
The family of Debelain wishes to extend a special thanks to Dr. Vaccaro of FitzPatrick Cancer Center and CVPH R7 staff, both of Plattsburgh, N.Y., who went above and beyond.
A funeral service will be celebrated Saturday, August 17th at 10 a.m. at Three Steeples United Methodist Church in Champlain. Interment will follow.
Donations may be made in her name to the Cleveland Clinic Heart Center which helped to give her a good life for most of these last 17 years. They are much appreciated.
Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11 in Mooers. To offer an online condolence, please visit
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Published on August 14, 2019
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Dinah Wagner
Aug 18, 2019
Deb, you were such a pleasure yo work with. I am so sorry for your family. Hugs and prayers.
KD2LSA 73 my friend
Jan and Jeff Young
Aug 17, 2019
Paul, Jeff and I were so sorry to hear of your wife's passing. We are sending you healing thoughts and prayers to get you through this terrible time. Take care my friend and take comfort in family and friends.
Lynette (Baker) Sledge
Aug 16, 2019
Paul and family, my condolences. May the memories of her smile and laughter bring you comfort.
Cheryl Gordon
Aug 16, 2019
So sorry for you and your family. If you need someone to talk to, let me know. May the blessing of family get you through the rough patches. May God Bless and Keep you.
Darlene Bishop
Aug 16, 2019
Paul, Derrick, and family, so sorry to hear of Deb's passing. Deb was a very special lady. May your memories comfort you at this difficult time.
John Snarski
Aug 15, 2019
I'm shocked and sorrowed by the news of your loss, old friend. So much so that I can't find the words---. Take care, my friend. Remember all of the happy times you had together. My deepest sympathies to your family members as well.
Tina Nichols
Aug 15, 2019
So very sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. Keep your memories close to your heart.
Aug 15, 2019
Roberta Peanut Perry
Aug 15, 2019
I’m so sorry to hear of your loss Paul. May your fond memories together help console you.