On Thursday, August 12, 2021 Deborah Joan Tolbert fell asleep in death. She was born in Washington, DC on December 10, 1950 to Edward and Ann Scott. Both of whom have proceeded her death. In 1969 Deborah married James Tolbert II. He has proceeded her in death. Survivors are her sons: James Tolbert III (Kristina) Derek Scott Tolbert and Rashad Abdul Tolbert, of Houston, Tx. Siblings: Joyce Walters (Allen), Earlene Scott, Gloria Davis (Melvin) and brother Sunny Scott all reside in DC. Her beloved granddaughters: Kiyana, Amy and Destiny. Granddaughter of the heart: Brittne. Deborah was a devoted mother, grandmother and friend. She expressed a kind and compassionate nature to all she embraced. Deborah was a devoted Jehovah’s Witness and had a full share in preaching the ‘Kingdom Message’ up until her death. She will be missed by a host of friends and family. Deborah’s faith is assured in the future fulfillment of Isaiah 26: 19 “YOUR DEAD WILL LIVE. MY CORPES WILL RISE UP. AWAKE AND SHOUT JOYFULLY, YOU RESIDENTS IN THE DUST! FOR YOUR DEW IS AS THE DEW OF THE MORNING, AND THE EARTH WILL LET THOSE POWERLESS IN DEATH COME TO LIFE.”
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