Deborah Ruth (Akers) Crowder, 41, of Astoria, died July 13, 2013, in Portland.

She graduated from Sam Barlow High School in Gresham, OR, in 1989.

Deborah married Joshua I. Crowder on May 4th, 1996, at the home of his Parents, Ferrell and Judy, in Boring, OR. They celebrated their sixteenth wedding anniversary this past May.

Deborah and Josh Sr. owned and operated the Twin Spruce Tavern in Warrenton, OR. Deborah was often referred to as “Debbie from the Stumps.” She ran the Tavern until she had to retire due to her poor health.

She is survived here on earth By Her 3 boys; Josh Crowder Sr. Husband, Josh Crowder Jr. Son, and Devin Walker Crowder Son. Son David Allen Crowder preceded her to Heaven.

Surviving family Members also include Father Alvin Akers of Naselle Wa., Mother Marsha L. Sauermilch-Akers of Gresham, OR, Father and Mother-in-Law Farrell and Judy Crowder of The Traveling Motor Home Society of the USA.

Sister Laur’e Akers of Naselle, WA, Brother Scott A. Akers and wife Dawn Lee-Akers of Bothell, WA. Niece Jeneice Berry of Australia, Nephew Alec Akers, and Niece Erin Akers, both from Seattle WA. Brother-in-Law Darrel of Ridgefield, WA, Sister-in-Law Deanna Robedeau of Longview, WA.

Deborah included everyone she called Friend, to be part of “Her Family.”

A Celebration of Life will be held later this summer at her Father’s home in Naselle, WA.

Tualatin Valley Funeral Alternatives in Beaverton Oregon is in charge of the arrangements.

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