Deborah L. Koons

Deborah L. Koons, 59, of Linden, died, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital.

Born July 1, 1953, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Freeman and Marvine (Taylor) Metzger.

She was a 1971 graduate of Jersey Shore High School. Debbie was involved with the local support group for organ transplants.

Surviving are her husband of 40 years, Dennis C. Koons; a son, Bryan A. Koons and wife, Brandy, of Purcellville, Va.; a granddaughter, Shelby M. Koons; three brothers, Larry Beaver of Jersey Shore, Gary Metzger of Turbotville and Danny Metzger of Jersey Shore; and a sister, Tammy Rafter of Muncy.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. Burial will follow in Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Deb’s name to the P.K.D. Foundation, 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO 64114.