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Doris DeBord

Doris DeBord, 81, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Monday, August 13, 2018 at Bledsoe County Nursing Home.

She was a member of Sequatchie Valley Church of Christ, the Bledsoe County Senior Center, and the Bledsoe County Historical Society. She was a retired teacher of 31 years. She was a graduate of South Fulton High School Class of 1954, U.T. Knoxville and Tennessee Tech.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin DeBord; parents, J.C. and Callie Roberts; and grandson, Horace Lynn Swafford.

She is survived by her daughter, Amanda (Ronnie) Swafford of Pikeville; sons, Dwayne (Debbie) DeBord of Pikeville and Eric (Tonya) DeBord of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Matthew (Shauna) DeBord, Tyler (Haylee) DeBord, Jason (Emily) Swafford, Justin Swafford, Andrew Swafford, Allyson DeBord and Gabby DeBord; great-grandchildren, Colt and Jake DeBord; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 15, at 1:00 p.m. at Sequatchie Valley Church of Christ. Burial was in DeBord

Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to DeBord Cemetery or the Bledsoe County Senior Citizen’s Center.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements were made by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

1 Comment

  1. Chuck Church on August 25, 2018 at 8:43 am

    What a super Lady always had a smile on her Face and a kind word, Surely missed buy all,Chuck Church

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