Debra (Jennings) Hinch

August 4, 1954 ~ May 31, 2020 (age 65)


Debra Sue (Jennings) Hinch, age 65, of Frankford, MO passed away peacefully with her family by her side at 9:00 am Sunday, May 31, 2020, at her Home.  

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, June 4, 2020, at the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.  Bro. Jim Miller will officiate.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Frankford.

Visitation celebrating Debra's life will be held 4:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.

Debra was born on August 4, 1954, in Mexico, MO, the daughter of Ivan and Edna (McKee) Jennings. 

She was united in marriage to George Payton Hinch on January 24, 1974, in Hannibal, MO. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include one son, Payton Hinch (Lacy) of Vandalia, MO, two daughters, Dinah Hinch (David Buchanan) of Frankford, MO, Terri Hinch (Tommy Wommack) of Whiteside, MO, five grandchildren, Waylon Windland, Cameron Windland, Payton Windland, Payslee Hinch and Quint Hinch., and one sister, Sharon Allen of Bowling Green, MO, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Debra graduated from Bowling Green High School in the class of 1972. She previously worked in quality control at Allparts in Louisiana, MO.  

Debra was a faithful member of the Frankford Worship Center, where she had served in the Music Ministry and Bible School director for many years, and was very instrumental in starting the Youth Ministry in Frankford.

Debra's passion in life was her family, she looked forward to spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed coaching her girls softball teams, riding horses, teaching horsmanship in 4-H, sewing and baking her famous Christmas rolls she was known for.  Debra was a talented guitar player and song writer.  Debra also enjoyed attending St. Cardinals games with her family.

Pallbearers will be Cameron Windland, Waylon Windland, Tommy Wommack, David Buchanan, David (DJ) Hinch, Danny Allen, Jim Talley and Mike Culwell.  

Honorary pallbearers will be Ernie Cook, Gordon Farabee, D'Wayne Johnson, Joe Hinch, Gary Morris, Wayne Weldy, Danny George, Payton Windland, Payslee Hinch and Quint Hinch.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pike County Home Health & Hospice or Frankford Worship Center, in care of the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.

Online condolences may be made to the family and video tribute viewed on Debra's memorial page at

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Celebration of Life Visitation
June 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home & Chapel
2619 St. Mary's Ave.
Hannibal, MO 63401

Funeral Service
June 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Smith Funeral Home & Chapel
2619 St. Mary's Ave.
Hannibal, MO 63401


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