Mrs. Debra Marie (Berger) Pilkington Arms, 52, of Cherokee passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013. Visitation will be Thursday, January 17th from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. at Nobles Funeral Chapel followed by a recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. A funeral mass is scheduled for Friday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church with the Rev. Rodolfo “Jojo” L. Cal-Ortiz officiating. Rite of committal will follow in St. Stanislaus Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Nobles Funeral Chapel.
Debra was born on September 20, 1960, in Navasota, Texas, the daughter of William James & Mary Magdalene (Siarski) Berger.
Mrs. Arms was preceded in death by her grandparents.
She is survived by her parents, William & Mary Berger of Bryan; husband, Lloyd Arms of Cherokee; sons, Thomas Michael Pilkington of Santa Fe and Christopher Allen Pilkington of Santa Fe; step-daughter, Stephanie Kneese and husband, Lance of Kingsville; brother, William James Berger, Jr. of Seabrook; grandchild, Kailyn Avery Fuqua Pilkington and step-grandchild, Anne Kneese.
Serving as pallbearers are Tina McCollum of Austin, Larry Siarski of Houston, Floyd Glowski, Jr. of Jersey Village, Johnny Spikes of Willis, Matthew Harris of Bastrop and James Burnett of Cherokee. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Siarski, Allen Siarski, Al McCollum, Charles Anthony Siarski and Steven Siarski.