Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

December 4, 2012

Deborah Ann Albright

Dec. 1, 1952 - Dec. 1, 2012


— Deborah Ann Albright, 60, Kokomo, passed away at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. Born Dec. 1, 1952, in Kokomo, she is the daughter of John William Albright and the late Gladys (Shufflebotham) Albright.

Debbie was a 1970 graduate of Northwestern High School and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University. She was employed as a cartographer for the U.S. Forest Service from 1973 to 2004, receiving many awards for her work. Debbie was a longtime member of NAAFA. She was also the 1970 recipient of the Betty Crocker Homemaker Award; her love of cooking and other crafts, like making greeting cards, brought joy to others throughout her life.

Survivors include her father, John William Albright, Kokomo; one brother, John William (wife Diana E.) Albright Jr., Indianapolis; one sister Kathy J. (husband Rodney) Merrell, Indianapolis; two nieces, Jennifer Merrell and Michelle Merrell; and two great-nephews Jack and Preston Reynolds.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

A memorial visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday in Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., Kokomo.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, with envelopes available at the mortuary. You may read Deborah’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com where you can sign the guestbook or share a personal message to the family.