YAKIMA, Washington — Debra Sue Burks Beyer passed from this world March 20, 2018.
She was born Jan. 28, 1955 to John Burks and Laura Haney Burks in Tonasket, Washington. Deb was raised in Okanogan and Yakima counties and graduated in Wapato, Washington in 1973.
She worked 45 years in the fruit industry until her 2013 diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Deb loved reading Archeology and Geology books. She loved the art of arranging beautiful objects to create harmony. She also loved old trucks sitting in fields and hiking the Bitterroot Mountains. She loved her cat Bosque.
Her special friends were Wanda, Holly and Marty.
Deb was preceded in death by her father John Burks, sister Marsha Lilienthal and brother Larry Hepp.
She is survived by her mother Laura Hepp, sisters Linda Corrigan, Brenda Hernandez, Laura Beach, Calvina Walsh and brothers Darryl Hepp and Robert Burks and many awesome nieces and nephews.