In true fashion, our mother Debbie’s last big give was donating herself to science for medical research. She hoped that something could be learned from her medical issues. She was our mother but had a heart so large and loving. She became “Mama Debbie” to many friends and coworkers through the years. She was kind, considerate, compassionate, and funny. Being a mother and grandmother is what she was most proud of. She will be missed but we have been blessed and cherish all the love and wisdom she has passed on to us that we can pass on to our own children. The outpouring of love from hundreds after her passing is a testament to a life lived with selflessness. Some may think it a cliche to say she’d give the shirt off her back but she literally would, or food, blankets, PTO hours to coworkers, or money. She donated her time to multiple charities including March of Dimes and Habitat for Humanity. At a time like this there are no words but we seek comfort in the beautiful life she led and the many lives she touched.
Friends & Family
Daughters - Jessica Nin and Brenda Wheeler; Son-in-law - Jonathan Wheeler; Grandchildren - Cheyanne Ornelas, Logan and Jake Nin, Sybil, and Lily Wheeler; Sister - Robin Johnson; Brothers - James Oliver and Raymond Oliver; Extended family and friends