Deborah Joyce Billups Goldman was born on September 13, 1959 in Bessemer, Alabama to the parentage of Walter Albert and Laura Mae Windham Bullups. She was educated in the Bessemer City School System, and furthered her education at Lawson State Community College, Birmingham Southern University and completed her studies by obtaining her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and Supervision from the University of Alabama Birmingham. She was a dedicated employee of the Bessemer City School District for over 30 years. She was a faithful member of Saint John Independent Methodist Church Bessemer, Alabama. Graveside Services will be Saturday (17th) 1:00 PM Highland Memorial Gardens Bessemer, Alabama with Reverend Larry Robbins officiating. Her loving survivors are: devoted and loving husband; Seth Goldman, son; Sebastian Goldman, siblings; Clarence Billups, Steve (Angee) Billups, Ida Mae Cunningham, Doris (Bobby) McClure, Sheldria (Willie) Wallace, Inez Burden, Vanessa (Michael) McGee, Marie (Andre) Perkins and Sandra Billups, three grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Her remains will lie in repose on friday for a private (FAMILY ONLY) visitation at the funeral home. Westside Funeral Home Fairfield Directing.