Debra Lynn Rider

Debra Lynn Rider, age 61 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2023.

Born in Lawrenceville, Georgia on February 06, 1962, she was a daughter of the late Arthur Paul & Willie Mae Lail Kendrick. Debra was self-employed for many years in the housekeeping industry. In her spare time she enjoyed watching old western movies and enjoying her favorite food, waffles. God and family were first and foremost in her life. She loved playing with her grandchildren. Debra was of the Christian faith.

In addition to her parents, Debra was preceded in death by her husband, Stevie Rex Rider, daughter-in-law, Beth Ann Southhall Brock, as well as her brother, William Kendrick, Sr.

Survivors include her son & fiancé, James Arthur Brock & Jessica Martin of Demorest, GA; daughter, Trista Rider & Lester Hoyte of Clarkesville, GA; step-sons, Allan Rider & Chad Rider both of Clarkesville, GA; grandchildren, Trinity Johnson, Isaiah, Elijah, & Major Hoyte; Devin Rutledge, Kayla King, Christian Dale Brock, Anthony & Lathan Gee; niece, Amanda Kendrick; nephew, William Kendrick, Jr. as well as other relatives & friends.

Private family services will be held at a later time.

An online guest registry is available for the Rider family at

Arrangements are in the care & professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens of Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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