Debra Lynn (Magathan) Goodyear, 56, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at her home in Abilene. She was born Aug. 8, 1956, at Herington, the daughter of John Vernon, Jr. and Kathyrn Julian (Hanschu) Magathan.
Ms. Goodyear was a homemaker; she also was a cook and a waitress for many years. She graduated from Herington High School with the class of 1974.
She married Michael Allen Goodyear on April 28, 1978, at Abilene; he preceded in death on Feb. 7, 2009. She is preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her three brothers: Larry Magathan of Marion, Bobby Magathan of Herington, Dan Magathan of The Villages, Fla.; son Eric Goodyear, two grandchildren, and her companion Mitchell Armstrong.
A memorial service will be held at 11a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the First Christian Church, Herington. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Attendees are asked to wear Chiefs attire or casual clothing for her service
Memorials, in lieu of flowers, to assist the family with expenses; may be sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.
For more information or to leave a special message for the family online, visit: www.PenwellGabelHerington.com.