She was born Dec. 27, 1954, in St. Louis, to Tom and Beverly Adler Klinkhardt.
She and Donald Sides were married April 21, 1973, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau.
Debra was a graduate of Cape Girardeau Central High School.
Survivors include her husband, Donald Sides; two sons, Derek Sides, Daniel (Peggy) Sides, and one daughter, DeAnna Sides, all of Cape Girardeau; one brother, Gary (Laura) Klinkhardt of Jackson; three sisters, Sherry (Terry) Eakers of Cape Girardeau, Linda (Daryl) Farrar of Gordonville, Lori (Carl) Wenskay of Cape Girardeau; father-in-law, W. E. "Junior" Sides of Cape Girardeau; four brothers-in-law, Gary Sides (Bill Brake) of Maryland, Randy (Nancy) Sides of Cape Girardeau, Darrel (Jane) Sides of Niagra Falls, Ontario, Terry (Debbie) Sides of Georgia; eight grandchildren, Savannah Sides, Drake Froemsdorf, River Smith, Daniel Messer, Clayton Sides, Hayden Sides, Kevin Franklin and Abbygale Pritt.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Martin officiating.
Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.