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Deborah Jean Ashby

March 8, 1958 — December 8, 2022

French Lick


Deborah Jean “Deb” Ashby, 64, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on December 8th,2022 at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick, Indiana.

She was born in Washington, Indiana on March 8th, 1958 to William E. and Martha Jean (Bradley) Ratliff.

Deb was preceded in death by her mother, (1) Sister – Julie Kay Ratliff in infancy; and 
(1) Brother – William Anthony “Jughead” Ratliff. 

She was a 1976 graduate of Springs Valley High School and enjoyed playing games on her phone, bingo and spending time with her family.

Deb is survived by:

Father – William “Bill” Ratliff (Brenda Radtke) of French Lick, Indiana

(4) Sons – Bradley Rutherford of French Lick, Indiana
                 Henry Rutherford of Orleans, Indiana
                 Harley Rutherford of Orleans, Indiana
                 Samuel Rutherford of Orleans, Indiana

(1) Sister – Diana Badger of French Lick, Indiana                

 (13) Grandchildren

Several Nieces and Nephews                

A Private Graveside Ceremony will be held with burial at Ames Chapel Cemetery.


Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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