Deborah “Debby” Louise Pope, age 56 of Amarillo, entered into the gates of Heaven on May 24, 2022.
Public viewing will be on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 from 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM at Schooler Funeral Home. The rosary will be said at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, May 31st at Schooler Funeral Home in the Brentwood Chapel a prayer service will follow at 6:30 PM. The funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church. The interment following the mass will be a private family service. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.
Debby was born in Amarillo on April 26, 1966 to her parents, Howard H. and Annette Aldrich Birkenfeld. She graduated Amarillo High School and attended Amarillo College. Debby was a caring and loving individual who never met a stranger. She worked as a cashier at Conn’s. She enjoyed her job and friendships she made there. Debby also had an affinity for ice cream and shopping for purses.
She was deeply devoted to God and serving at her church. She acted as a lector, usher and worked at the hospitality desk. Debby’s goal was to make everyone feel welcomed and to feel the love of Christ. One of her most honored tasks was serving as a Homebound Communion Minister to her parents.
Debby is survived by her parents, Howard and Annette Birkenfeld; a sister, Mary Ann Girgenti and her husband Steven of Montgomery, Texas; a brother Robert James Birkenfeld of Amarillo; her nieces, Brittney Nicole Jones, Kristalyn Ann Girgenti; a nephew, Robert John Bryan Birkenfeld; several great nieces and nephews; numerous aunts and uncles; and her best friend, Barbara Zimmerman.