Our beloved friend, Debbie.  We will forever miss your beautiful smiling face.
Deborah "Debbie" Cutts Stallings
  • 60 years old
  • Date of birth: May 14, 1951
  • Date of passing: Feb 12, 2012
Let the memory of Debbie be with us forever

Deborah “Debbie” Cutts Stallings, 60, a resident of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., and native of Granville County passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Hospice of Wake County in Raleigh.

The daughter of the late Katie Suitt Cutts, she was a member of Oxford Baptist Church and affiliated with Barefoot Landing Church in North Myrtle Beach. She was a devoted wife, mother, MeMe, daughter and sister to her five siblings.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 14th in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by Rev. David Gilbreath.

Surviving are her husband, Eugene Howard Stallings Jr. of the home, her daughter, Shannon Stallings Carmack of Mocksville, a son, Eugene Howard “Chip” Stallings III of Wake Forest, her father Pettis Stuart Cutts of Oxford, four sisters, Pam C. Mihalik of Ormond Beach, Fla., Cheri C. Hart of Oxford, Melba C. Baker of Clarksville, Va., Cynthia C. Tucker of Richmond, Va., a brother, Michael C. Cutts of South Hill, Va. and four grandsons. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 200 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Visitation 12:30-2:00 PM Tuesday, February 14th 2012 prior to the service at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and other times at 104 Park Drive, Oxford, NC  27565.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Stallings family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Vickie Parsons on 12th February 2016

"Forever in my heart.  Wonderful lady. Wonderful Spirit.  Her love with be with all of us forever.  Here's to you "MY LADY SOUL.""

This tribute was added by Vickie Harrison on 12th February 2015

""Forever Missed" ....what an appropriate place for our Debbie.  Heaven sure gained a wonderful angel.  She will always be in my heart as such an awesome wife, mother and FRIEND and forever missed."

This tribute was added by Vickie Parsons on 12th February 2015

"My Dear Special Lady, you are missed for some many reasons.  Heaven gained one special angel."

This tribute was added by Susan Harrell on 12th February 2015

"Today, I light a candle in remembrance of a wonderful person and friend.  You are missed Debbie..."

This tribute was added by Susan Harrell on 14th May 2014

"Debbie, I am thinking about you today...about how you would be having fun on your Birthday.  But knowing you are celebrating in Heaven...makes me smile.
Miss you girl"

This tribute was added by Vickie Parsons on 14th May 2014

"Always our "LADY SOUL."  One Special Lady!"

This tribute was added by Sandy Cummings on 14th May 2013

"I know she is dancing and celebrating in heaven!!! She is missed!"

This tribute was added by Margaret Bethea on 14th May 2013

"Howard & Family,  My memories with Debbie puts a smile on my face expecially our OD Shag Club entertainment as Debbie had to teach us steps for dancing, costumes to wear , etc and doing this with women that think they know everything was a challenge for her but so much fun.. When I see a star shagging in the sky, its Debbie letting me know that she is doing okay... Luv you all"

This tribute was added by Bobi Norton on 13th February 2013

"Keep the smiles and entertainment going with the angels, Lady Sol.  Miss you still and always will.  Hugs for Howard and the kids.  Lots of love for all of you.  Bobi"

This tribute was added by Bobbie Meacham on 12th February 2013

"What a wonderful lady she was.  She will never be forgotten and shall always be in our hearts!  We were blessed to know her and enjoy her friendship.  She is an angel in heaven.

Our love,
Bobbie & Buddy Meacham"

This tribute was added by Vickie Harrison on 12th February 2013

"Debbie will forever be in my heart.  Her laughter, humor, hugs, understanding nature and of course the amount of love she would always radiate will forever be with me.  My prayers, heart and thoughts are with you Howard, Shannon, Chip and the family this day of remembrance.  A special prayer for those grandsons that she loved with all of her heart.   Love, Vickie & Paul"

This tribute was added by Vickie Parsons on 12th February 2013

"Debbie is so missed by all, but I have to say that when I think of her I smile.  She was a joy in every ones life.  Howard, to you and your family, please know that you are in our thoughts not only today but always.  Vickie & Barry"

This tribute was added by Susan Harrell on 12th February 2013

"Dear Howard, Shannon, Chip & family,
You are all in our thoughts and prayers today.  Debbie will always be in our hearts.
With love,
Susan & Kevin"

This tribute was added by Rebecca Walsh on 14th May 2012

"Howard, Stuart, I am so very sorry for your pain.  Remembering you today with love and prayers, rebecca walsh"

This tribute was added by Angela Bowden on 14th February 2012

"To Chip and the Stallings family<
May God be with you at this difficult time, and know that God never makes a mistake, and He will never leave you or forsake.  God is a comforter, and will do that for you all, just be prayerful, and encouraged !!!"

This tribute was added by Sammy Bottoms on 14th February 2012

"Howard, so sorry about Debbie.I did not know she had been sick.My thoughts and prayers go out to you,and your family.__Sammy Bottoms"

This tribute was added by Kurt Carmack on 14th February 2012

"Shannon & family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We love you.    -Kurt, Erica, Grady & Audrey"

This tribute was added by Deree Bivins on 14th February 2012

"Shannon and family,
Prayers and hugs and prayers again to you Sweetheart. Stay strong and may you find comfort knowing that you and your family are being lifted up in prayer! Love ya! Deree, John, Summer and Ty"

This tribute was added by Danny Flowers on 14th February 2012

"Howard,
Corky & I were so sad to hear of Debbie's death.
It has been so great having both of you for neighbors and sharing flowers. We will remember you in our thoughts and prayers.
Corky & Danny"

This tribute was added by Jane Robinson on 14th February 2012

"I am truly sorry to hear about Debbie's death. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

Jane Hart Robinson"

This tribute was added by Sarah Hall on 14th February 2012

"Melba & family,
Every time I ever saw Debbie she had a smile on her face.....
I am sure she is smiling today as she is teaching God how to shag......
Don't grieve, rejoice she has a new and wonderful eternity,Love you all"

This tribute was added by Sandy (Riggan) Woody on 14th February 2012

"Chip & Shannon,
I am so sorry for your loss!  Your Mom will be greatly missed!  Even though it has been many years, I still remember her beautiful smile and how nice she was to everybody.  Moms like her are few & far between!  Cherish the memories and know that all of you are in our prayers."

This tribute was added by Lauriston Elliott on 14th February 2012

"Debbie was a special member of two special families, the Cutts & Stallings families.Over the last 40 years, these wonderful families have been my customers & friends. I have watched them grow-up, marry & start their own families. It hurts to lose such a sweet one at such a young age. Hilda & I are so sorry & praying for all of you."

This tribute was added by Ronnie Rigsbee on 13th February 2012

"Chip,I never met your mom but feel like I know her from our talks. She had to have been an awesome lady to have raised  such a great family.May God give your family comfort during this difficult time."

This tribute was added by Benita Mattheis on 13th February 2012

"Dear Howard Jr., and Family,
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Debbie will always be near and forever loved. May you hold dear in your hearts your treasured memoies.
With deepest Sympathy"

This tribute was added by Joe Haskins on 13th February 2012

"Howard and family, Our thoughts and prayers are and will be with you. Sorry for your loss."

This tribute was added by Gayle and David Faucette on 13th February 2012

"Howard, Shannon and Chip,
So sorry to hear about Debbie's death.  You always saw her smiling and I know everyone will remember her that way. Take one day at a time and don't look further than that right now.  In the days to come you can then look at tomorrow. Thoughts and prayers will continue!"

This tribute was added by Reed Spears on 13th February 2012

"Howard and Family,
Donna and I are so sorry for your loss.Just reading all the other tributes.show that she will be so missed and there are many good memories, especially at Myrtle Beach and the Shag Clubs."

This tribute was added by Ammie Edmondson on 13th February 2012

"Howard Jr.,
We have been following along through mom and dad. Debbie made the right choice to finish her journey with everyone close and near. Her wings carried her straight through peacefully and with the reassurance that all will be well with her new beginning.Take care.Love Buddy,Ammie, and Anna Kathryn Edmondson"

This tribute was added by Jan Lyall on 13th February 2012

"Howard,Shannon ,Chip,   I loved Debbie...she will always be one of the great treasures of friendship I was lucky enough to be a part of...we knew each other so well..we could look at each other and know what we were thinking ...we had our own special language...we shared some of the greatest times together....more laughter and love ...she will always be in my heart...be at peace my friend"

This tribute was added by Rebecca Walsh on 13th February 2012

"Howard and all of the Family,  I am so sorry to learn if Debbie's death. At Katie's funeral, I remember just how beautiful she looked.  May the presence of God and friends carry you through this sad time.  Blessing and much love and affection, rebecca suitt walsh"

This tribute was added by Susan Harrell on 13th February 2012

"Dear Howard & family,
We are at a loss for words to describe how special Debbie was to all of us, and how so very sorry we are for your loss.  Howard, when you come home, if there is anything at all that either of us can do, you know we will.  We love you, and will continue to keep you in our prayers."

This tribute was added by david hicks on 13th February 2012

"Howard,
My old friend.  Did not know your bride was even sick.
So deeply sorry for your loss!!!  Hopefully, I can get away from
school tomorrow to see you.
Call if you EVER need me.
D-"

This tribute was added by Debbie Childress on 13th February 2012

"Howard & Family,

I was so shocked and sadden to hear of Debbie's passing.  She and I served on jury duty together at the city a few years ago and although I "knew" her, I really got to know and love her that week.  Sending prayers of comfort your way."

This tribute was added by terrill jensen on 13th February 2012

"Howard and family, all of us at Fat Harold's are so saddened for your loss and your heartbreak.  Everyone loved that happy Debbie laugh!  And for me personally, I will always remember our summer beach time and seeing the two of you laughing and playing , so happy, with your beloved grandchildren.  Lean on them, they are your rock.  God Bless.  terry"

This tribute was added by Linda Morrison on 13th February 2012

"Howard,
I can't tell you how shocked and saddened I am to hear of Debbie's death.  I never saw her without a smile.  She will be missed by so many. My prayers are with you and your family.  We love you and Debbie."

This tribute was added by Bobbie Meacham on 13th February 2012

"Dear Howard and family: Buddy and I were so shocked to hear of Debbie's passing away!!  She was such a special lady.  She always took time to ask about Buddy and stopped by several times to see how he was doing.  Our hearts are heavy but our prayers are with you at this difficult time.  We loved her and she will always be in our heart"

This tribute was added by Martha Murph on 13th February 2012

"Dear Howard and family,
You are all in our thoughts and prayers.  Debbie was such a special person, one of a kind.  She could always make you laugh.  Not anyone could ask for a better friend.  You know where we are if you ever need us, neighbor.  Our love to each one of you,  Martha and Sonny"

This tribute was added by Bob Copeland on 13th February 2012

"Howard, Chip, Shannon, and family, There are no words powerful enough to express our grief.  Howard, Lynn and I love you and loved Debbie very much.  Please know that our hearts, thoughts, and prayers are with you and your family.  I know that "Lady Soul" is already brightening up the heavens with that smile, charm, & personality."

This tribute was added by Bobi Norton on 13th February 2012

"Dear Sweet Debbie - Dear Sweet Fun Debbie
The world will be a little darker without the light of your bright, shining smile. What a great time we had together in the shag club as "the DEBS" - Debbie, Etta & Bobi.  Wonderful "entertaining" memories.  To Howard & family - God Bless You & Keep You in Faith. Lady Soul dances with the angels now. Love and Prayers.    Bobi & Harold"

This tribute was added by Brad Clayton on 13th February 2012

"Had no idea.......Very sorry to hear this for you all.......Words can not express....."

This tribute was added by Margie Lee on 13th February 2012

"Pam I know it must be hard to loose your sister. I remember her from my time in Oxford. My love goes out to your entire family. Margie Fisher Lee"

This tribute was added by Rie Whitt on 13th February 2012

"Howard and family,

Our hearts go out to you.  Please know you and your family are in our
thoughts and prayers.   The beach will never be the same without smiling and beautiful Debbie (our Lady Soul).   Dal  & Rie"

This tribute was added by Sandy Cummings on 13th February 2012

"My heart is broken over hearing the lost of Debbie. She had a  way to always make you feel special. Her caring personallity will be missed. Know I am sad over the lost but heaven has another angel looking over us now!!"

This tribute was added by Patricia Whittington on 13th February 2012

"Dearest Howard and Family,
I am so sorry for the loss of Debbie, she was such a sweet and good person, I as will many will surley miss her.  Phil and I were by your home last week to let you know we had bought a home @ NMB, but no one was home, I admired Debbie for the strenght she had, she was a remarkable woman, I will surly miss that Big Smile she always had"

This tribute was added by Vickie Parsons on 13th February 2012

"Howard and family,
We send to you and your family our deepest sympathy.  Debbie will always share a place in the hearts of all.  Her love for family and friends will be the strength that she leaves for all of us to embrace.  She is and always will be our "Lady Soul."  May God give you peace.  Vickie & Barry"

This tribute was added by Chigger and Cookie Woods on 13th February 2012

"Howard and family,

Words are hard to come by during a time such as this.  Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are there with all of you today and the days ahead.  May God give you all strenght and comfort to ease your pain  and may the memories bring you  peace. Please accept our deepest sympathy."

This tribute was added by Christie (Hester) Singleton on 13th February 2012

"My heart was so heavy when I heard of Debbie's passing.  She was very good to me and even though it has been a long time, I still think of her often.  You all are in my prayers.  May God bless you and give you comfort during this very difficult and sad time."

This tribute was added by Mittie Belle Wilkins on 13th February 2012

"Howard and family,
I just want you all to know how sad I am for your loss.  Debbie was a fun loving girl.  I am sure she will be missed but always remember she is watching over all of you.  I am so glad she is resting and not in pain. She is dancing in Heaven and feeling good again.  Love to all!"

This tribute was added by Vickie Harrison on 13th February 2012

"Howard & family,  You all are in my prayers and may God's love give you comfort and peace.   Debbie touched my life and will always be in my heart.  She will be remembered and loved forever because she was a beautiful, loving, caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and FRIEND.  God bless you all and be with you through this sad time. Love, Vickie"

This tribute was added by ann cooper on 13th February 2012

"Howard,
Words cannot express my sorrow for the loss of Debbie.  I have so many fond memories and pictures of our times together.  I will always treasure all the good times we had on the beach, at my house and yours, dancing at Harolds, and just laughing at all the crazy things that happened. May God be with you and your family at this time."

This tribute was added by Bob Boan on 13th February 2012

"Debbie's family, both immediate and extended, have suffered a major loss. Debbie was energy and friendship. She always had a smile for those she met. She will be missed
Debbie go in peace to your reward. Bob and Judy are remembering you with great fondness. We and the rest of your extended family will be here to help your immediate family carry on."

This tribute was added by Margaret Bethea on 13th February 2012

"Howard and Family,
Prayers are with you for the loss of a wonderful friend.  I will miss her.  Her personality glowed everywhere and loved to watch her dance.... Now she is dancing in heaven.... Peace be with you... Love  Maggie.."

This tribute was added by June King on 12th February 2012

"Howard, I am so sorry for your loss.....Debbie was a wonderful person and made everyone feel like a friend.....She will truly be missed....Ann had just mentioned her name today, then we got home and received this news.....How sorry I was to hear this.....May God be with you and the family during this sad time....."

This tribute was added by Benny McCall on 12th February 2012

"Benny and I met Howard and Debbie through the O D Shag Club and came to know and love both of them as dear friends.   We will miss Debbie and want Howard to know of our sincere sympathy in this time of his loss.   Jimmy Jackson joins us in our message to Howard."

This tribute was added by Georgia Williams on 12th February 2012

"Howard and Family,

I was so sorry to learn of Debbie's death. I had no idea she was even sick. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. May God wrap his loving arms around each of you and give you the peace that only He can give during your time of grief."


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