Deborah Ruth Miller
The Herald Democrat
October 28, 2009
HOWE - Funeral services for Deborah Ruth Miller will be held at 10
a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 at Waldo Funeral Home with Deacon John LeBlanc of
St. Mary's Catholic Church officiating. Burial will follow at West Hill
Cemetery with Glenn Bateman, Steve Roby, Jeff Miller, Michael Notskas,
Joshua Dixon, and Christopher Papoi serving as pallbearers. Ms. Miller
passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009 at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center at
the age of 57.
Debbie was born on Aug. 22, 1952 in Sherman. She graduated from
Sherman High School in 1970 and worked at Koch Industries in Wichita, Kan.
from 1987-2001. Returning to Sherman, Debbie was employed as a customer
service rep at Lowe's for several years before her illness forced her to
stay at home. Debbie enjoyed making arts and crafts and was an avid musician.
She played the guitar and sang, and volunteered much of her time entertaining
the residents at nursing homes and veteran's hospitals.
Debbie is survived by daughter, Danielle Bateman and her husband
Charlie of Howe; son, Sean Miller and wife Piper of Valley Center, Kan.;
grandchildren, Kevin Bateman, and Chase, Abby, and Chance Miller; sisters,
Lynda Papoi of Sherman and Rebecca Dixon and husband Wendell of Ft. Worth;
and several nieces, nephews, and other family members. She was preceded
in death by her mother, Oleta (Breece) Evans and one brother, Larry Evans.
The family will receive friends from 6 -8 p.m. Friday at Waldo Funeral
Home. The register book can be signed at waldofuneralhome.com. Memorials
may be made to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 560089, Dallas,
TX 75356 or Autism.org.