Deborah A. Miller

Evangelist Deborah Ann Miller was born on May 23, 1948, in Columbus Ohio to the late Wade and Juanita Collins.

Deborah was raised on the Northside of Columbus with six brothers and one sister. She attended Linden McKinley but later graduated from Central night school. On March 22, 1991, she married her true love Donald L. Miller. Deborah loved to cook and enjoy time with her family and friends, love music always attending a concert, and love to shop.

She grew up in Mt. Hermon Baptist Church where she turned her life over to Christ and attended faithfully until she transitioned to Judah Christian Community Church with her husband, there she continued her walk with GOD for years as she served on the usher board, Rebbeca’s Place through Brother to Brother Outreach Ministries, director of We’re About to Be Women Ministries until God gave her and her husband a calling to officiate their own church known as Genesis Christian Ministries on May 15, 2015, where she became an ordained evangelist on October 14, 2018. She worked as a dietitian at Westminster Thurber for 31 years on Collins Ave.

Deborah has returned home with the Lord and reunited with her parents Wade and Juanita Collins, her in-laws Patricia and Pat Laws, brothers Donald Robinson(Geneva), John Sr., Floyd Sr.(Donna), Danny, sister Helena, sister-in-law Peggie Collins, her Godson Jamal Taylor, and her son Tony Wade.

Her memories remain cherished by husband Donald L. Miller, Her brothers Gerald and Joel Collins, son Tracy Collins(Carla), Nick(Tanya), Ladonna, Melvin, Donald, Dionna (Ashley), Anya, sister-in-law Rita, brother-in-laws James and Emory, Terrell and T’Anna Collins, Kiara Saunders, Kiana James, Deonte and Donnell Garrett, with the rest of her many grandchildren along with her great- grandchildren Taliyah and Trinity Collins, Brielle, and Maddox Brown, her loving nieces and nephews, and Godchildren.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Judth Christan Church 972 Beechwood Rd, Columbus, OH 43227

Interment at Union Cemetery

Condolence Messages

  1. Donald E Robinson

    Don, Tracy and Joel,
    Debbie, has been and will always be an influence for positivity and love. A strong tower in times of trouble and a comforting blanket of love in times of pain. We all wish to have her back with us. Is it possible? Can it be? Notice Job’s comment to God at Job 14:14, 15, “14 If a man dies, can he live again? I will wait all the days of my compulsory service, Until my relief comes. 15 You will call, and I will answer you.You will long for the work of your hands. While Aunt Debbie rests, be strong my dear family and put faith in the words of Revelation 21:3-5.

  2. To the Miller’s Families I am expressing my deepest condolences for the recent passing of Mrs.Deborah.Jesus knew the pain and sorrow that death brings when his friend Lazarus died._John 11:25.

  3. Theresa Woods

    I would like to send my deepest condolence to Bishop Miller and his family. Deborah was a beautiful soul. She was geniue and fun to be around. Always friendly. Our birthdays were the same month. And we both had a lot of fun with that. Most of all, Deborah was a strong Christian woman. She will be missed. Rest in peace my friend. Theresa Woods of Colunbus Ohio, from Judah Christian Community Church.

  4. Earl Littlefield

    To Bishop Donald Miller and Family, we want to express our sincere condolences to you in your loss of your wonderful wife Deborah. we have been life long friends of the Collins family and
    will remember her for ever. I am so glad we had a chance to give her a hug at the homegoing
    of her sister-in-law Peggie. Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own
    understanding. Solomon 3:5

  5. My deepest sympathy to you Donald in the lost of your wife . Growing up with Collins family right across the way brings back good memories. Cherish the memories.
    God Bless

  6. Helen Watkins Fernett

    To the family of Deborah (Collins) Miller, I pray that God will comfort and strengthen you all. May God bless you with many memories of Deborah that will bring you joy.
    Love to you all.
    Rev. Helen Watkins Fernett

  7. Nick and Tanya, We deeply saddened to learn about your family loss. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you.
    Within your hearts and memories your love one will always be close by. Sharing your sadness.

  8. Mr. & Mrs. Kevin (Aisha) Thurston

    Bishop Miller & Family,

    My heartfelt condolences and prayers for each of you, during this time of bereavement. Sis. Deborah will be greatly missed because she is so dearly loved!

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