Deborah Leigh Vega

April 20, 1953 – May 6, 2022

Deborah Leigh Vega 69, was born in Lander, WY on April 20,1953 to Raymond Leonard Harris Sr and Mary Ambrosia Chavez Harris. She passed away in Billings, MT on May 6, 2022. A wake service will be held at her residence at 678 Plunkett Road, Ethete, WY on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 7pm. Graveside services will be held at the Harris Family Cemetery, 668 Plunkett Road, Ethete, WY Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 10:00am.  

Debbie was selfless in her love for her family. She dedicated her life to taking care of others. Her home was always open to family and friends. Her hobbies included growing and taking care of various plants, she liked to bead in her earlier years, she loved being outdoors in the mountains with family and she loved Chiefs basketball. She enjoyed watching her children participate in various sports and always traveled with them. 

Most of her life was dedicated to taking care and raising little ones. Whether it be as a teachers aide or a babysitter at home. It was her life’s work. She truly enjoyed all the babies that came to her house. She was grandma Debbie to everyone and her greatest love were all of her grandchildren. She was the happiest when her home was filled with the laughter of her family and the playing from all her grand kids. 

Debbie is survived by her children, Valentine Vega and wife Serena Vega, and RaJonna Vega and partner McClain Gardner. Her best friend William Vega. Son’s ; Craig & wife Marcia Ferris, Godson Michael Hiwalker, Reland Hiwalker and Sonay Brown, Travis Harris and Family, Alden Harris Jr. Daughters, Tamara & Allie Myers, Marilyn & husband Taylor Her Many Horses,  Heather Harris & partner Third, Jacen Morin, Adam Morin and wife Melanie, Becky Morin. Grandchildren; Mary Harris, Inez Harris, Elson Vega, Leonard Vega, Aaron Vega, Lyx Gardner, Valentine Vega, and EvaLeigh Gardner, Kyliah Ferris, Gordon Ferris, Parlayne Ferris, Trinity Hiwalker, Tristan Hiwalker, Bristol Hiwalker, River Hiwalker, Chris Hiwalker, DeNaira Hiwalker, Michaela Hiwalker, Swin Hiwalker, Titus Hiwalker, Lynnai Harris, Alsee Her Many Horses, JoCelia Her Many Horses, Amya Her Many Horses, Jacen Morin, Jesse Morin, Casey Morin, Payton Hvizdak, and great granddaughter Winona old Coyote. Siblings; Donna & Gordon Hiwalker, Rosie Morin, Vernon Harris and family, Robert Whitehair and family. The extended families of the Tootoosis’s, the Vega’s, the Kane’s, and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Debbie is preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Amby Harris, grandparents Bertie Wolfrang, Grace Caldwell Chavez, Joseph Chavez and Carlos Basil Harris. Brothers Alden Harris Sr, Raymond Harris Jr, Leonard Harris Jr, Valentine Harris, Gary Harris and sister Mary Harris. Niece Michelle Harris, granddaughters Brianna Brugh, Rainy Morin, and Johanna Reed.

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