Debra “Debbie” Marie Moats

Debra “Debbie” Marie Moats, 63, of Front Royal, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the Winchester Medical Center.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 17 at 1:00 p.m. at Riverton United Methodist Church with Pastor Marc Roberson officiating. Interment will follow in the Flint Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Debbie was born March 12, 1958 in Warrenton, Virginia, daughter of Betty Lou Smedley Lillard of Front Royal and the late James Carson Lillard, Jr.

She owned and operated her own day care in her home for many years, where she cared for many children. Debbie was a kind and loving person who touched many lives.

Surviving with her mother, are her loving and devoted husband of 35 years, Clark A. Moats, Jr.; step-mother, Betty Louise Lillard of Stephens City; two sons, Donald Barry Clatterbuck, Jr. (Will Matthews) of Williamsport, Maryland and Anthony Carr Moats (Mary Beth) of Maurertown; two daughters, Amanda Marie Moats (Joey Dick) of Front Royal and Madonna Lynn Bowman (Bradley) of Aurora, West Virginia; two brothers, David Lillard and Robert Lillard; three step-sisters, Shari Keith, Shelley Bailey and Amy Barberie-Andrade; 13 grandchildren, Emily, Cameron, Caleb, Leo, Arabella, Elliott, Lacey, Silas, Kallie, Collin, Jonathan, Austin and Ashley; Caitlin Dove whom she loved and thought of as a daughter; and a grand dog ,“Toby”.

Debbie was preceded in death by her father; sister, Janet Diane Green; and a brother, Michael Lillard.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Friday, September 17 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Riverton United Methodist Church.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Riverton United Methodist Church, 55 East Strasburg Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

  7 comments for “Debra “Debbie” Marie Moats

  1. Wanda Davis
    September 14, 2021 at 4:49 pm

    Thoughts and prayers for Debbie’s family. Debbie was such a sweet person, always smiling and never knew a stranger. Such a good person, gone way too soon.

  2. Debra bennett Rosenberry
    September 14, 2021 at 11:16 pm

    Debbie was a classmate we had a lot of fun at school and a lot of memories she will be missed prayers for her family and friends

    • Tj and Angela Williams
      September 17, 2021 at 2:58 pm

      Prayers to the family..She was so loved and will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

  3. Elaine Wilkinson
    September 15, 2021 at 2:32 am

    Sending prayers and sympathy from Wisconsin. Debbie was a wonderful person and great daycare provider for Lily and Izzy. They will forever remember her and her pancakes and ramen Wednesday.

  4. Sally and Glen Smith
    September 15, 2021 at 8:09 am

    Prayers for Debbie’s family and friends. I will always remember her smile and her love for the Lord. I will miss our front porch talks each morning. My family will miss her dearly. She was a remarkable woman.

  5. Charlie (Neighbor) Shipe
    September 15, 2021 at 5:35 pm

    So sorry for you loss, thoughts and prayers out to the family..

  6. Becky Santos
    September 20, 2021 at 11:11 am

    Debbie will be missed by many. So many children loved her attention that she provided to them. Prayers for my brother and children and grandchildren. My beautiful sister-in-law has left us but is in heaven watching down on us. Love you!! Becky

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