Debbie Ann Soens Baucom, age 53, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Baucom was born October 9, 1959 in Poplar Bluff.  She had formerly lived at Festus, Mo. for 12 years.  She was a member of New Covenant Fellowship church.

She was a  homemaker and enjoyed raising dogs, writing, spending time with her family and loved to travel. 

On November 29, 1986 she was married to Arthur Baucom in Poplar Bluff, Mo.  He survives.

Also surviving are her children, Tara Buacom and Shawn Baucom both of Poplar Bluff; one sister, Judy Brown of Florissant, Mo., and two brothers, Pete Soens and Jerry Soens both of Farmington, Mo.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer ‘Sparky’Soens and Lilly ‘Tilly’  Soens.

Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2012 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff followed by funeral services at 1 p.m. in the chapel, with Rev. Jerry Moore officiating.  Burial in New Oak Hill Cemetery, Williamsville, Mo.