Deborah Estep Obituary, Death – Deborah Ann (Bowman) Estep, age 71, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at her home, surrounded by her family. The cause of death was complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on June 23, 1951, in Portsmouth, Virginia, to the late John Bowman and the late Betty (Nelson) Bowman.
Both of her parents have since passed away. After graduating from Notre Dame High School in 1969 and going on to complete her education at Ohio University on a part-time basis, she was awarded her diploma. In addition to working for a number of other medically connected clinics, Debbie was employed for a period of time at the dental office of Dr. Robert Nelson.
She held this position for a number of years. On May 20, 1972, she wed Michael James Estep, the man with whom she would spend the rest of her life, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. They planned to spend their entire lives together. Recent events included the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Debbie was a member of Holy Redeemer, and throughout the time that she was a member, she volunteered for a variety of activities that were associated with the church.
In addition, she volunteered for the sporting events that her son participated in. She is survived by her husband, Mike, as well as her four sons, Michael Estep (Jennifer), Jason Estep (Leslie), Jonathan Estep (Kim), and Gregory Estep (Mandy), as well as a brother, John Bowman (Anita), and three sisters, Cindy Mahle (Eddy), Barbara Keating, and Janice Dressler.
In addition, she is survived by a sister-in-law named Janice Dressler. In addition to this, both of her parents had passed away before her (Joe). Debbie is also survived by her ten grandchildren, Bailee, Cameron, Rilee, Connor, Ava, Tate, Kaden, and Carson; in addition, she has a number of nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and a significant number of cousins who she leaves behind.