Bobbie Jean DeBow

January 22, 1952 ~ March 13, 2020 (age 68)


Bobbie DeBow, of Terre Haute, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 13, 2020. Bobbie was born in Barney, GA and was raised in Macon, GA to the parents Willie Frank Cannady and Lula Bell Miley-Cannady. She is the third eldest sibling of eight children. On Dec. 25, 1976 she was married to Clarence DeBow for 44 years.

Bobbie was a loving pastor of Evangel Christian Church Terre Haute with her husband Pastor Clarence DeBow. She was the founder of Women of Destiny and the Mothers’ Council. She was a proud Member of The Terre Haute Golden Girls, an Award-Winning Volunteer of the Community Theater of Terre Haute, and a licensed cosmetologist. She held an Associates Degree in Business and was a teacher’s assistant at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in her latter years.

Bobbie was preceded in death by parents Lula Bell Miley and Willie Frank Cannady; brother, Willie F. E. Cannady Jr. and four sisters, Mattie J. Gail, Frances Cannady Thomas, Vivian Cannady, and Sandra C. Cannady; grandson Mathew Tyler DeBow; and nephews Tavaris Lester and Jody Dewayne Taylor.

Bobbie is survived by her husband Clarence DeBow; siblings Mattie Ruth and Willie Lester; 3 children, Selena Cannady, Billy DeBow(Africa), and Derrick DeBow(Jama); adopted niece Gentelia Foster; grandchildren Selanda Brown, Aaron DeBow, Hannah DeBow, Kayla DeBow, Andrew DeBow, Joshua DeBow,She is survived by a legacy of family through marriage and church flock.

The family of Bobbie DeBow would like to thank everyone for their love and support during this difficult time.  Due to current social restrictions and our concern for family and friends, it is with a heavy heart that we will be limiting the funeral service to immediate family only.  Services will be private.  Thank you for understanding.

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