In Memory of



Obituary for Debra Tully

Debra L. Tully, 67, of Dieterich, formerly of Decatur, passed away August 7, 2023.

A memorial service will be held 1:00 - 4:00 PM, Sunday, September 10, 2023 at her son Michael Bennett's home.

Debra was born June 18, 1956, in Decatur, the daughter of Edwin and Sharon (Rand) Alderson. She married William Tully Jr. Debra drove a truck for Curry Ice and Coal. She loved fishing and Newton Lake. Debra loved watching TV gameshows like The Price is Right and Wheel of Fortune; westerns – especially The Rifleman and Gunsmoke; and soap operas. She also enjoyed playing Bingo.

Surviving are her husband, William Tully of Dieterich; son, Michael Bennett of Decatur; and brother, David (Janet) Alderson of Decatur; cousin, Robbie Alderson and his son, Tyler of Evansville, IN; and her favorite aunt, Rosemary Alderson of Sterling, IL.

Debra was preceded in death by her parents and uncle, Gene Alderson.