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Debra Ann Gilchrist, 49, of Valdosta, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta. She was born on January 23, 1965 in Marietta, GA to Corine Earwood Gilchrist Rikard and the late James I. Gilchrist. Ms. Gilchrist has lived in Valdosta for the past thirty seven years. Debra Ann is survived by her mother and step father, Corine and Berry “Bartow” Rikard, Sr. Panama City Beach, FL; two brothers and sisters-in-law, James E. and Kim Gilchrist of Wellington, FL, and Charles and Kim Gilchrist of Marietta, GA; four step brothers and two step sisters-in-law, Berry Rikard, Jr. of Panama City, FL, Timmy and Sherry Rikard of Marietta, GA, Randy and Michelle Rikard of Emerson, GA and Roddy Rikard of South Carolina. She is also survives by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery in Marietta, GA. with Rev. Mack Riley officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Parkwood Developmental Center, 1501 N. Lee Street, Valdosta, GA 31602. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at Carson McLane Funeral Home, Valdosta. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at:

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