Marjorie Bryan Miller Triebert, died peacefully Friday, November 26th,
Grace Ridge in
Morganton where she had lived since 1987. She was born in
Morganton on January 11, 1909
and was the daughter of the late Edna Bryan
Miller and John Craton Miller who was an original
faculty member at the NC
School for the Deaf.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
H. Russell Triebert and a
wealth of family, friends and colleagues.
Marjorie was educated in the Morganton Public Schools and graduated
from Converse College in
1932. She received further post graduate training
in deaf education in Rochester, NY and North
Hampton, MA. During her
studies she met and eventually married fellow student, Russell Triebert
1939. Her career of over 40 years was devoted to deaf education and was
primarily spent at the
NC School for the Deaf in Morganton.
She is survived by her daughter, Anne Triebert-Strickland of Raleigh
and her son, Russell Bryan
"Rusty" Triebert of Winston-Salem; four
grandchildren, David Bryan Triebert of Raleigh, Duncan
Russell Triebert of
Boone, Stuart Miller Strickland and Hunter Finch Strickland both of
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, December 3, 2004
in the First Presbyterian
Church Chapel with Reverend Susan Rice
officiating. The family will receive friends following the
private interment will be held prior to the service at Forest Hill
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made
to the First Presbyterian
Church, 100 Silver Creek Road, Morganton, NC
28655; The Burke County Historical Society, 102 E.
Morganton, NC 28655 or to The Children's Home Society of NC, P O Box
Greensboro, NC 27415 or donate by phone @ 800 632-1400 ext. 124.
Kirksey Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Morganton is assisting
the Triebert family with
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Thanks to Lee McDaniel for passing this to us.