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Debra DeVries

Debra Jean “Nessen” DeVries Green River - On March 10, 2017, Debra "Hooted" her way to heaven. She was born May 30, 1954 to Ray and Jeanene Nessen in Brigham, Utah. She attended schools in Ogden, Utah. Debra married the love of her life Sam DeVries on November 30, 1972. They moved to Green River, WY, in 1976. She worked as a waitress for JB’s and Country Kitchen for years. Her interests were spending time with her family, organizing her home, and crocheting. She also loved animals. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed the callings she had and the many wonderful friendships she made. Survivors include her loving devoted daughter Suzette Johnson and Husband Frank and their three children Sami Doak and husband Ian, Kylee and Braxton, daughter Melany Aldridge and husband Kenny and their four children Austin and wife Rae, Eric and wife Sydney, Brayden, and Dakota, three sisters, two brothers, and several nieces and nephews. Debra was preceded in death by her husband Sam, her parents, and her in-laws. Joining her on her journey from this earth is her great-granddaughter Stella Jean Doak. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2017 along with her great-granddaughter Stella Doak at the Green River LDS Stake Center, 120 Shoshone, Green River. A viewing will be held 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the church and one hour prior to the services on Monday. Interment will take place in the Riverview Cemetery, Green River.

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I send my deepest condolences to the entire family. I am very sorry I am unable to attend the funeral service of Debbie, and little Stella, but I will be there in spirit. The family is, and will remain, in my prayers.

Ceasar Swain Mar 20 2017 12:00 AM

Deb and I met in 1972, we became BFFs for many years then she moved to Wyoming and I to So Cal. We Facebooked and called each other praying and encouraging one another. She was a true Friend o e of my best ever I will still be here for Suzette, because a friend is always forever and I will always be hers...Im glad to know she's with Jesus. Love peggy

Psolomon440@yahoo.com Mar 20 2017 12:00 AM

Debbie was teenage friends with my sister Debbie. As a child, they took me to drive-in movies, at my Mother's urging, of course. One day they took my Dad's new Honda 90 motorcycle, without his knowledge, and rode it around Debbie N's house on Grant Avenue in Ogden, UT. I think they got in some trouble over that one. I can still see them hanging out in our kitchen. Debbie N stayed in touch with me after my sister passed away, and now they are rekindling their friendship in Heaven. God speed Debbie Nessen from your old friend, Sally Jo Dana. I will miss talking with you.

Sally J Dana Mar 18 2017 12:00 AM