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Obituary for Deborah Sue Bern (Whitehead)

Mrs. Deborah Bern, 65, a resident of Dothan, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at Flowers Hospital following a brief illness.

Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 26, 2022 in the Glover Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Kyle Gatlin officiating and Glover Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Wiregrass Humane Society in Memory of Deborah Bern, P.O. 1045, Dothan, Alabama 36302.

Mrs. Bern was born May 22, 1956 in Dothan to Billy and Ruth McArdle Whitehead. During her early years she lived in the Browns Cross Roads community in Henry County and was a 1974 graduate of Abbeville High School. She was employed at Knothe Apparel in Ashford for 28 years. Mrs. Bern was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Bern is predeceased by her parents; a brother-in-law, Larry Bern; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Saul and Kathleen Bern.

Survivors include, her husband of 24 years, Ricky Bern of Dothan; two sons, Neal Bern (Maxine) of Destin and Grant Granberry of Dothan; two daughters, Jolie Harper (Chris) of Dothan and Brandy Brown (Wade) of Montgomery; four grandchildren, Madison Granberry of Dothan, Jackson Brown of Montgomery, Owen Granberry of Dothan, and Foster Harper of Dothan; one brother, Chuck Whitehead of Abbeville; one sister, Lesa Knowles (Tommy) of Headland; two sisters-in-law, Claire Bern of Montgomery and Sue Ann Stinson of Prattville.

Glover Funeral Home of Dothan has been entrusted with the arrangements. (334) 699-3888. Please sign the guestbook online at