Debra Miller

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Miss Debra Marie Miller, daughter of Annie Wiley Carter and Peter Miller was born December 23, 1956, in Fort Worth, Texas.

She attended the public schools of Como Elementary, Dunbar Middle and was a graduate of Dunbar High School (Class of 1974). She went off to further her education at Texas Woman’s University where she pledged Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. She then went to East Texas State (Texas A&M[1]Commerce) where she received her bachelor’s degree and went back to Texas Woman’s University and received her master’s in library sciences and business administration.

At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and joined Stranger’s Rest Baptist Church. She later joined Mount Olive Baptist Church in Arlington, TX where she was a dedicated member. At Mount Olive, she served faithfully as a choir member and a member of the visitor registration committee.

She was blessed to have a wonderful daughter in 1990, who later gave birth to her grandbabies in 2016 and 2022. Miss. Miller worked for The University of Texas at Arlington where she was the lead librarian. She later began working for the City of Fort Worth Library Services as a children’s librarian until she retired in November 2019. She was also a member of the Negro Business & Professional Women’s Club.

As a result of her generous spirit, pleasant personality, love for children and huge passion for reading she was loved by all who came to know her.

She peacefully departed this life Thursday, April 25, 2024, at Hospice House of Huguley, in Burleson, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her mother Annie Wiley Carter, father Peter Miller, sister Delena Faye Williams, grandparents Roy and Willie Carter, aunt Patricia Henry, uncle Roy Bud Carter, uncle Willie Carter, uncle Charles Carter, nephew Clyde Williams and cousin Chad Carter.

Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her daughter: DeAndrea Greer (Thris Greer), grandchildren Talia and Taryn Greer, brother Furmia Nealy, aunt Margaret Washington, uncle Roy Lee Carter (Paula Carter), aunt Peggy Carter, aunt Lois Carter; and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Visitation (MASK OPTIONAL)

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, May 9, 2024
Black and Clark Funeral Home
2517 East Illinois Ave.
Dallas, Texas, United States

Funeral Service (MASK OPTIONAL)

11:00 am
Friday, May 10, 2024
Mt Olive Baptist Church
301 W. Sanford Street
Arlington, Texas, United States
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