Debra Darlene Allen was born on January 12, 1960 in Little Rock, Arkansas, to Leonard Allen and Luvenia Allen. She passed away on April 8, 2018. She was raised in New York City. Debra graduated from high school in 1977. She continued her education and obtained degrees in Mental Health Therapy and Psychology beginning at Bronx Community College. Debra completed her education at The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and Pine Bluff Arkansas. She utilized her numerous degrees in various Broward County hospitals.
After relocating to Florida Debra gave her life to Christ under the ministry of Agape International Christian Fellowship.
Debra possessed a loving, magnetic and welcoming personality. Any person who came into her presence gravitated to her, instantly loving her. Debra was also a well-known poet. Many of her poems were published in the Westside Gazette newspaper.