Gladewater in Gregg County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Gladewater's Barrel Racing Legend
In the rodeo circuit, Deb put Gladewater on the map. She rodeoed all over the world with her barrel racing horse. Brown. Brown was crippled when Deb got him but the two of them went on to the PRCA National Finals eleven consecutive times. She was named the Reserve World Champion in 1990 and was inducted into the Colorado Springs Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2000. She died at the age of fifty-six on September 14, 2003 doing what she loved - breaking a horse.
Sponsored by Elaine Roddy
Erected by Gladewater Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is September 14, 2003.
Location. 32° 32.048′ N, 94° 56.684′ W. Marker is in Gladewater, Texas, in Gregg County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Avenue and East Commerce Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Main Avenue. The marker is located on the west wall of the Gladewater Antique Mall building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Commerce Avenue, Gladewater TX 75647, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gennette Shepperd (here, next to this marker); Elvis PresleyJohnny Cash (here, next to this marker); Manual T. "Lone Wolf" Gonzaulles (here, next to this marker); Gladewater (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gladewater Discovery Well (within shouting distance of this marker); The City of Gladewater (within shouting distance of this marker); The Notorious Bonnie & Clyde (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gladewater.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 17, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.