Mrs. Deborah d’Ann Almand, age 64, of Little Elm, Texas passed away on April 24, 2004, in Carrollton, Texas. She was born on September 27, 1939 to Melvin L. and Tyra (Bergman) Sloan in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She married James Monroe Almand, Sr. on September 5, 1958, in Post, Texas. She was an Associate Sales Manager for Kohl’s Department Store in Plano, Texas. Mrs. Almand was of the Baptist faith. She was the best Mammie to her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Tammye McLean and husband, Brent of Little Elm, Texas; sons, Buster Almand and wife, Dena of McKinney, Texas, Randy Almand and wife, Dani of Allen, Texas, Jimmy Almand of Kissemee, Florida and Butch Almand of East Texas; 15 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and brother, Robert G. Sloan and wife, Candy of Midland, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, April 27, 2004, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Danny Buster officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.