Debbie Loyer


Deborah Davis “Debbie” Loyer, age 63, of Whittier passed away at her residence on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

A native of Jackson County, she was a daughter of the late Darrell and Gladys Messer Davis.

Debbie was employed with Western Carolina University for 15 years. Debbie was a gifted craftswoman, and an amazing cook. She had a particular interest in ceramics, and over the years has created several beautiful pieces of art. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, a committed friend and beautiful child of God. Debbie will be greatly missed by all her friends and beloved family.

Debbie is survived by a daughter, Kristie Loyer (Milton Harris) of Whittier; brother, Lawrence Davis (Ruby) of Sylva; and two grandchildren, Megan and Blake Tolley.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Union Hill Community Cemetery with Rev. Eddie Stillwell and Rev. Austin Frady officiating.

The care of Mrs. Loyer has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville, and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at