Deborah Lynn Miller
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of Junction City Kansas, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2014. She was born in Canton, Ohio on Aug. 21, 1955, the daughter of Lawrence and Mary Wright. Deborah served in the U.S. Army from 1975 to 1981 and the Navy Reserve. The first assignment was at the Secretary of the General Staff Office HQ & HQlll Corps, Fort Hood, Texas under LT General Shoemaker. In 1977 through 1980, she was assigned to the Mainz Army Depot in Mainz, Germany. The last duty assignment was with the Adjutant General, Personnel Office in Fort Riley, Kansas. With the Navy Reserve, she served with the Personnel Mobilization Team in Topeka, Kansas. During Desert Storm, she worked with the Officer Records Section in Fort Riley, Kansas. Deborah was a pianist at the Alida-United Methodist Church in Kansas, a Junior Girl Scout Leader, and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary #830. Over the years, she worked at the Tupperware Company, Wichita Eagle Beacon Newspaper, Club Manager of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, and a housekeeper. In Deborah's younger years, she played the clarinet in the Jackson Junior and High School Band.
She was preceded in death by her late husband Vernon Edholm, parents, Lawrence and Mary Wright, brother, Dale Wright. She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Paul Miller; her daughters, Bonnie (Jerry) Wright of Alabama, Tina (James) of Missouri; brother Robert Wright; sisters, Ruth (Dan) Fosnaught, Betty (Steve) Senger from North Canton, Ohio; two grandchildren, Jessi Wright of Alabama and Kylen Edholm of Missouri along with numerous Aunts, Uncles, nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service was held at the Alida Upland Cooperative Parish in Junction City, Kansas. Burial with a Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at North Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
Published in The Repository on Mar. 17, 2014