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Combest Family Memorial Chapel
2210 Broadway
Lubbock, TX  79401
Friday, August 7, 2020
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Del Rio Rotary Club
PO Box 421817
Del Rio, TX  78842


Deborah Draper

of Lubbock, TX

February 21, 1955 - July 27, 2020


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Deborah Ruth Draper of Lubbock, formerly of Del Rio, Texas passed from this life on Monday, July 27, 2020 at the age of 65. She was born February 21, 1955 in Levelland, Texas to Howard Bland Draper and Carolyn Quinn Crownover Draper. Ms. Draper spent most of her childhood in Tahoka graduating from Tahoka High School in 1973 and was a proud member of the “Wild Bunch”. She attended Texas Tech University but completed her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science from Texas Women’s University in Denton, Texas in May 1978. Deborah married her destiny, Cornie (Barney) Lowe, on July 20, 1985 in Burnet County.

She began a career of writing physician clinic software and installed her programs at Yale and Harvard among many other physician offices and practices. After leaving the computer world, she went to work pursuing her love which was flying small aircrafts. She actually soloed her first plane before she received her driver’s license and along with her husband operated Flight Based Operations in Lockhart and Del Rio. Ms. Draper was active in the Austin Altrusa Club and Del Rio Rotary Club where she proudly served as President and Rotarian of the Year in 2004.

Ms. Draper was preceded in death by her parents and her husband in 2018. She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Mitch Raindl of Lubbock; nephew Brent (Danielle) Raindl of Dallas, nephew Brady (Tania) Raindl of Shallowater and niece Brandi (John) Burns of Midland. She also leaves behind her greatest joys….Whitman Raindl, Hamilton Raindl, Bristan Raindl, Blaize Raindl, Braxton Burns, Breklynn Burns and Baker Burns. Deborah leaves a host of dear family and friends that she loved as dearly as her cats.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 7, 2020 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel, 2210 Broadway, Lubbock. In accordance with state mandates, please wear a face mask. Inurnment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio will be held at a later date. Based on Ms. Draper’s love of the Del Rio Rotary Club, the family requests donations be mailed to them at PO Box 421817, Del Rio, TX 78842-1817 or a favorite charity.



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10 Condolence(s)
Carl Yowell
Corpus Christi, TX
Friday, August 7, 2020

Dearest Donna & family, thanks for your care for Deborah. Wishing all of you peace and grace at the loss of our dear cousin.

Jack Michael Williams
Hawkins, TX
Friday, August 7, 2020

Deborah was a beloved friend who enriched the lives of family and friends.
She will be missed and never forgotten.

Quinn Brown
Bellevue, WA
Friday, August 7, 2020

Thinking so much of the many happy times we spent together as a family - Deborah was a wonderful cousin and to a young girl, an inspiration. Much love and peace to all.

Cynthia & Arturo de Luna
Del Rio, TX
Sunday, August 2, 2020

I met Deborah at the Rotary Club in Del Rio. Since I joined the Club, she was always so endearing to my husband Art & I. She was so knowledgeable about the Rotary Club organization and I always appreciate her sharing her wealth of knowledge with various subjects. May she rest in peace with Barney and in the arms of our good Lord.

Kim Billingsley
Littlefield, TX
Saturday, August 1, 2020

Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. Your sister sounds like an amazing woman and I know she will be missed. Love and prayers for you and your family.

Jean Flippin Moffatt
Seminole, TX
Friday, July 31, 2020

Babysitting Deborah and Donna was one of my first jobs. We had some great times. I was so proud to watch them grow and be successful in life. I’m glad Deborah returned to West Texas to spend her last days. Now she can reunite with Barney and her parents. Fly high, dear Deborah! You were one of the good ones.

Lee & Najla Weathersbee
Del Rio, TX
Friday, July 31, 2020

We are so Blessed to have been close friends and neighbors with Deborah and Barney. Our hearts are heavy with sadness at our dear friends repose. We know her Memory will be Eternal.

Mark Flippin
League City, TX
Friday, July 31, 2020

Donna, Mitch and family, condolences to you. How we all loved Deborah and will miss her.

Kathy Grant
O'Donnell, TX
Friday, July 31, 2020

Donna,
I am so sorry for your loss! We are praying for you and your dear family!
Big HUGS!!

Kathy & Dusty

Donna Garrett
Tahoka, TX
Friday, July 31, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of her passing. Many blessings and prayers for the family in this stressful time.

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