Debbie K. (Pirtle) Carlisle, 59, of Mt. Vernon, was welcomed into Heaven by her savior on Saturday, January 15, 2022. She was born in Henderson, Ky, on May 6, 1962, to George and Emily (Ellison) Pirtle. She married Lonnie Carlisle in 1987 and he preceded her in death in 2017.
Debbie cleaned houses for several people and worked in housekeeping at 4 Season’s Motel for several years. Debbie was a kind-hearted, loving individual who was always willing to lend a hand to anyone. She was a devote Christian who was very involved in the Point Township Church of the Nazarene, where she was a long-standing member. Debbie especially loved being involved with the children’s ministry. She loved being around the children, with a special place for her nursery classes. She was counted and trusted by many people to babysit their children.
Debbie is survived by her stepson, Lann D. Carlisle; sisters, Elizabeth Carlisle, Marilyn Hancock, Vicki (Jerry) Embry, and Angela Stone; brothers, Mac and John (Diane) Pirtle; special friends and caretakers, David and Sherri Gambrel; and many other close friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Lonnie; stepson, Perry D. Carlisle; brother, Phillip Pirtle; and sister, Betty Andrews.
A funeral service will be held at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at the Denning Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, with Rev. Troy DeKemper and Rev. Bryan Thompson officiating. Visitation will take place from 4:00 PM until the time of service. Burial will take place at Smith Mills Cemetery in Kentucky on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Family and Friends are requested to meet at the cemetery at 11:00 AM for a committal service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the Point Township Church. Online condolences may be left at denningfamilyfuneralhome.com