Debrah came into this world full of life, joy and laughter on December 5, 1950. Debrah was born to Day and Juanita Hargrove in Houston, Texas. She accepted Christ as her personal Lord and Savior at a young age. She attended Baptist Training Union Sunday School and sang in the youth choir. Debrah attended school in San Diego before moving and graduating from high school in Chicago, Illinois.
After graduation, Debrah returned to San Diego. Debrah married Dwyght Hogue and they were blessed with three beautiful children: Patrick Alexander; Janet Anita; and Cassandra Frances.
In 1990, Debrah became an active member of Blessed Assurance under the Pastorage of Pastor Gregory Brown. At Blessed Assurance, she became active in the Hospitality Board and Mission Board. In 2009, the church was renamed New Assurance under the Pastorage of the late Pastor Ricky Laster.
Debrah was a beautiful woman who had strong faith and trust in God. She would give you firm advice and leave the rest to you. She was very giving, unselfish, and social, and never met a stranger.
Debrah worked for the San Diego County Assessor Office as a Tax Collector Specialist before transferring to the San Diego Probation Department as an Office Support Specialist. She retired in 2011.
Debrah’s hobbies included: shopping, sewing, decorating, barbequing, reading, and traveling. One of Debra’s favorite places was Catalina Island.
Debrah went Home to Glory on September 13, 2019. She leaves to cherish her memories son Patrick Simpson and his partner Terra Campbell of San Diego; daughter Janet Falvey-Hogue (Erin} of San Diego; daughter Cassandra Hogue of Pfafftown, NC; daughter Ariel Johnson of Portland, OR; grandchildren Taylin, Madison, Elijah, Zaida, Arianna, Jasmine, Maya, and Gregory; brother Cammer Hargrove of Houston, TX; sisters Bessie Walls, Bennie James (JC) and Willie Mae Glover of Houston, TX; sisters Linda Green and Delphine Rodriquez of San Diego; sister Donna Bailey of Palmdale, CA; godchildren Brian, Justin and Jeremy Wells of Chula Vista, CA; godsister/cousin Betty Leonard of Davenport, FL; goddaughter Giavonna Fueches (My Moe) of San Diego; and her true and loving friends to the end Bill and Linda Wells, Brenda Laster-Brown, and Donna Kilbourne-Bates.
Debrah was preceded in death by her loving parents; brothers Milton and Willie Robert Hargrove, husband Dwyght, best friend of over sixty years Carolyn McNeil, and aunt Corine Thompson of whom she loved dearly.
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