Debra Jenne Burdette, 66, of Statesville, N.C., died peacefully on Friday July 30, 2021, in her home. She was born in Newport, Vt., on April 2, 1955, the daughter of the late Ruth Mae (Dean) Jenne of Attleboro, Mass., and the late Richard Leland Jenne.

Debra started with nothing, including no power and no running water; however, she was determined to work full time and raise two children. She was also dedicated to others during her lifetime. She worked at Iredell Memorial Hospital for many years and volunteered as an EMT to save lives in her free time.

She is survived by her two children, Stephanie and her husband David Faughnan, of Prince George, Va., and Joshua Burdette of Statesville; six grandchildren, Andrew Hay of Prince George, Va., Kailee Mosley of Statesville, Ryan Mosley of Statesville, Mikayla Faughnan of Short Pump, Va., Haleigh Faughnan of Taylorsville, N.C., David Faughnan II of Statesville, and one great-grandchild, Lilo Mei-Lynn Lajeunesse of Statesville.

There will be no visitation or funeral. In lieu of flowers please send donations to

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

2 thoughts on “Debra Jenne Burdette

  1. Thea Miller says:

    Oh! I remember working w Debbie at Itedell! A hard worker, fun, and a nice person! She had fun adventures, too! I am so sorry for your loss and ours!

  2. Melinda Hager says:

    My sincere condolences to Debbie’s family. I worked with Debbie at Iredell Memorial Hospital. I remember her smile, compassion, and willingness to help. She was such a hard worker with a true servant’s heart. Sending prayers for peace and comfort. God bless. 💜🙏✝️

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