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Deborah Johnston

September 22, 1952 - June 05, 2022

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Deborah Sue Johnston, née White, was the first “Girl in the White house,” at 3433 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington D.C. on September 22, 1952, born to Alva Thomas Sr. (10/29/24 – 12/29/12) and Ella Sue, née McRae, (6/16/31 – 11/12/08) of Laurel, Miss. A Navy brat for life, “Debbie” had two siblings—A. Thomas Jr & Alexandra— who were recruited into regular sibling service thereafter. She settled in Tulsa, OK in 1963, graduated Central High...  see more
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Posts & Photos

  • S Sullivan
    I worked with Deb at TCC SEC. She was so proud of her kids and grandkids. She loved traveling with her brother. She told me a story about catching a thief who was stealing books on campus. She reported him to security and even testified in court. So...  more
  • Amanda Rappenecker
    Christmas 2011 💚❤️
  • Amanda Rappenecker
    Alex and Debbie at Megan’s baby shower.
  • S J
    S J:
    Christmas in Santa Fe 2020
    La Jolla 2019
    Chiricahuas May 2021
    Gila Cliff Dwellings May 2021
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    S J:
    Debbie's birth annoucement from family friend
    Alex, Megan, Debbie, (unknown) , and Sue
    The Whites: Tom and Sue with the kids, with Cheryl White and Sandy Layne