Deborah Booth Jardine Valle


Deborah Booth Jardine Valle passed away on Sept. 16, 2019.

She was born Dec. 2, 1957, in Nashville, Tennessee, the daughter of Elizabeth Calvin Booth and Henry O. Booth Jr. She was the granddaughter of Virginia Robinson Calvin and Earl Calvin, and Elizabeth Sweeney Booth and Henry O. Booth Sr.

Deborah graduated from Brentwood Academy in 1974 and Vanderbilt University in 1978, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Pi sorority. After graduating from college, Deborah worked as a broker for Booth Investments.

In 1985, she married Dr. Quint Jardine and they moved to Mobile, Alabama and had two daughters. She was a member of the Mobile Junior League and joyously served as the Brownie leader for her daughters' troop.

Deborah graduated with honors from the University of South Alabama nursing school and was devoted to her patients for many years. Deborah was a loving and giving woman with many talents and passions. She was an accomplished artist, a gourmet chief and an avid scuba diver.

Deborah is survived by her daughters, Katherine "Khaki" Jardine Bender (David) of Mobile, Alabama and Ashley Jardine Kelley (Mike) of Tempe, Arizona; two granddaughters, Mary Katherine Bender and Brooke Elizabeth Bender; one brother, Hank Booth (Liz) of Marietta, Georgia; her sisters, Elizabeth "Wee" Gaines Booth, Charlotte Booth Maguire (Carter), of Atlanta, Georgia; and many nieces and nephews.

On Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, there will be a private family service held, followed by a celebration of life gathering at the home of her daughter.

If you'd like to honor Deborah in a special way, you may make gifts in her memory to The Children's Miracle Network at

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at

Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.