Cover photo for Debra Ann (Smith)  Dinkins's Obituary
Debra Ann (Smith)  Dinkins Profile Photo
1957 Debra 2021

Debra Ann (Smith) Dinkins

June 1, 1957 — September 4, 2021

Tattnall County

Debra Smith Dinkins, age 64, passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Community Hospice surrounded by her loving family.  She was born June 1, 1957 in Evans County to James Benjamin and Carolyn Wildes Smith and had lived in Tattnall County most of her life.  She was a 1975 Claxton High School graduate.  Debra was a cosmetologist for 44 years owning the Styling Shop II in Glennville and had worked for ten years as a hairstylist at the Cloister on Sea Island.  In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, fishing, tending to her plants and fruit trees.  Debra took great pride in preparing the Thanksgiving meal for her family and this will be a treasured memory for her family.  She was of the Methodist faith and is preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years, David Dinkins; her children, David James Dinkins and Kayse (Kirk) Brantley; sister, Judy Smith Scott; grandchildren, Dawson and Kai Bo Brantley; nieces, Sarah (Jordan) Crawford, Rachel (Spencer) Buck, and Rebecca (Davis) Wiliford; great niece and nephew, Wesley and Aubrey Crawford

In keeping with Debra’s wishes there will be a private family service.

Glennville Funeral Home is serving the Dinkins family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Debra Ann (Smith) Dinkins, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Family to do services at later date

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 26

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree