Debbie Whanger

Debbie Caroline Whanger, 47, of Caldwell, WV, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.

Born March 22, 1971, at Lancaster, PA, she was the daughter of Herbert Ray McMillion and Shirley Caroline Lewis McMillion.

Debbie was a member of the Lewisburg Baptist Church and had worked as a caretaker prior to the accident in 2007, which left her paralyzed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her mother and father-in-law, John and Ruby Whanger; one brother; and one sister.

Survivors include her loving, devoted husband of 30 years, Harvey J. Whanger; sons, Jonathan Ray Whanger (Billye) of Florida, and James Robert Whanger of North Carolina; brothers, Hobert McMillion (Ethel) of Pennsylvania, and Tom McMillion (Carol) of Frankford, WV; sisters, Patty Trentzsch (Barry) of Alderson, WV, and Helen Melendez (Polo) of Deleware; grandchildren, Annasophia Rae Whanger and Amelia Grace Whanger; brother-in-law, John Robert Whanger (Barbara) of Florida; and sisters-in-law, Betty Holliday (Kelvin) of Oak Hill, WV, and Barbara Meador (Mark) of Hinton, WV.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, November 25, 2018, at the Lewisburg Baptist Church with Pastor Jonathan Comer officiating. Entombment will follow in the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Saturday, November 24, 2018, at the Lewisburg Baptist Church in Lewisburg, WV.

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Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the November 23, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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