In memory of

Debra l. (Norrid) St. George

April 7, 1954 – August 5, 2010

Debra Lee (Norrid) St. George went to be with our Lord on August 5, 2010.

Debra was born to Paul and Helen Norrid on April 7, 1954, in Fort Smith Arkansas. She graduated from Helena Senior High. She married Phillip St. George on June 27, 1987. Debra worked in the health care field at Western Care, West Mont and the Bee Hive in Helena. Debra’s love for and care of the elderly was evidenced by the Direct Care Community Services Bureau Award she received in 2001 for her outstanding work in the provision of direct care services. She most recently worked at Dotty’s in Helena where she met many kind people that were added to her long list of friends.

Debra lived her life to the fullest. She loved her family and many friends, her cats, vacationing, bird watching, reading, golfing and playing her games of chance. She was a fan of the Arkansas Razorbacks. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Debra was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Phillip St. George of Helena; sisters, Danette (Bobby) Vessell of Muldrow, OK, Teri (John) Reeves of Ft. Smith, AR, and Paula (Tom) Hayes of Helena; a brother, Don (Jennifer) Norrid of East Helena; special family friend, Jessica Crockett of Bozeman; Uncle Don and Aunt Rose Morrison of Butte; several cousins, nieces, and one nephew.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at Retz Funeral Home. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Thursday, August 12 at Retz Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers those wishing to may donate to the charity of their choice. To offer a condolence to Debra’s family or to share a memory of Debra, please visit


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  1. Elaine Myles says

    To Debbie’s Family: I’ve known Debbie and Paula for many years. We meant in highschool, and the journey of friendship began. Sure we went our seperate ways in life, but whenever I saw her, or her sister Paula, it was like no time had passed between us. We were always friends. Debbie had a way of always wanting to make people feel special, no matter what age. She really was a humanitarian at heart, a gift God had given her. All she ever really wanted was to be treated the same way. She loved bringing a smile to peoples faces, although it never surprised me when she would say something totally off the wall just for the shock value. She made me laugh and I loved being with her. We have so many life memories together and I will miss her. I love you my friend, give everyone in heaven a hug for me.

  2. Cindy Winkley says

    To all Debbie’s friends and family. Debbie will be greatly missed. I am very sorry for your loss.May God be with you all and may she rest in peace.

  3. Dane & Mary Sark says

    Our deepest sympathy for Debra family. She was a very caring person and had a big heart.

  4. Love ya Deb!! You will live on in my heart forever, singing along with the “oldies” of couse!!

  5. sherryl house says

    Deb, was one of the finest people I ever met. I,guess God comes and gets an angel when he needs them.

  6. Mona Townsend says

    Deb was one of those people that you meet,that you can’t forget.She had an enormous personality and a heart to go with it. I was honored to call her my friend and will miss her so much. I am sorry for your loss.

  7. James Mullins says

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  8. Don, I am sorry to hear about your sister’s passing. You are in my prayers.
    Curt Black

  9. I am sorry for your loss.I have had past experience with Deb at Big sky care center years ago and she was very good at her job with hospice residents.I know her brother somewhat in the past and her sister paulajo from the state when I cleaned there.I knew her mom for a short while also.I am sure she will be missed by all. I hope Don will take this well.and paula and the rest of her family.
    Belinda Humphrey alias riley

  10. Lorie Temple says

    Dear Paula and family,
    I am so sorry about Debbie’s death. She was always so positive and friendly.
    Take Care,
    Lorie Temple

  11. debbie was a wonderful lady. we know each from her sr care work and dottys.i will miss her see always smiling and a very hard prays are with her and with the family

  12. Carolyn Pelletier says

    To Deb’s family – so very sorry to read of Deb’s passing. I knew her throughout high school. She also gave my father great care at a time in his life when he required assistance. She was a kind and gentle soul. My very deepeest sympathy. Carolyn K. Pelletier

  13. Lindsey Williams says

    Our family is thinking about all Deb’s family and friends. Deb was a wonderful person. Her smile was infectious! We will never forget her. God bless!

  14. Theresa Reeves says

    Aunt Deb was a great lady. There is now a hole in our family, but I know she will always be with us. She is now and always be “Glamorous Darlin”. I love you and miss you Aunt Deb.

  15. Debbie was the 1st person I worked with as a CNA.I worked with Debbie at Western Care years ago but never forgot the wonderful fun loving person Debbie was.She was such a blessing and a God sent to anyone who was lucky enough to meet her and call her friend.We had such a great time working together and I will always cherish the time I was able to work with her.I will always remember the day one of our residents named Curtis took a picture of Debbie and me in cowboy hats and called her Miss Montana and me Miss Arkansas.We had so much in common and I will always remember her.I have a picture of her and I in our cowboy hats that Curtis took and am so happy for that.I am so sorry to hear of her passing and will keep you in my prayers.Vicky White Rogers,Ar.

  16. Debbie was one of my first and most favorite co-workers over 30 years ago. We saw each other from time to time and it was always a pleasant time when we did see each other. I will miss seeing her smiling face around the community from time to time. She was loved by all who meet her she will always be remembered though. I will keep her and her family in my thoughts and prayers.

  17. Marlene Lauretta says

    I had the honor of meeting Deb several years ago and what a beautiful, wonderful and positive lady! When God this angel, he threw away the mold. Deb was one of a kind and she will be solely missed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. Rest in peace Deb.

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