Visitation services for Linda Delores DeBra, 73, West Plains, Mo., were Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Linda passed away at 11:17 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at NHC Healthcare.

She was born July 16, 1945, at Princeton, Ind.  Ms. DeBra was a veteran, having served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as a nurse.  She continued her nursing career for many years.  Linda loved nursing, gospel music and spending time with her family; she enjoyed animals, watching movies and preaching.

She is survived by one daughter, Denise Knott, West Plains, Mo.; three grandchildren, Ryan Hargrove and wife, Amy, Jessica Hargrove and James Knott; three great-grandchildren, Isaac, Paige and Connor Painter; one brother, Jerry Pfister and wife, Donna, West Plains, Mo.; one niece, Melanie Pfister; one nephew, Greg Pfister; one great-nephew, Austin Pfister; and her dear friend, Janet Harris.

Her mother, Delores Imogene Moore Venson, and her step-father, Martin Pfister, preceded her in death.

A private burial will be in the Moody Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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