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Thelma Bernice
Brown Eyes (Yellow Horse)

March 10, 1933 – December 4, 2018

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Obituary for Thelma Bernice Brown Eyes (Yellow Horse)

Thelma Bernice Brown Eyes was born on March 10, 1933 at home in Wounded Knee, SD to Leonard and Fanny (Running Shield) Yellow Horse. Thelma made her journey to the Spirit World on December 4, 2018 at the Seven Sisters Living Center in Hot Springs, SD.

Thelma is survived by her children, Gloria Brown Eyes-One Feather, Denise Brown Eyes, Cecelia Brown Eyes, and Peter Brown Eyes, Jr. all of Rapid City, SD; grandchildren, Terri (Warren) Iron Cloud-Cross of Oglala, SD, Pamela Iron Cloud, Kristina Iron Cloud, Brandon (Shane) One Feather, Robert Brown Eyes, Tanner Brown Eyes, Bernard Atkins, Julian Brown Eyes, Donovan Brown Eyes, Shawn Brown Eyes, Alexis Brown Eyes, Jayma Brown Eyes, and Donnie Brown Eyes all of Rapid City, SD, Leigh (Ohitika) Tasso and Delia Atkins both of Bismarck, ND, April (Jesse) Byerly of Martin, SD, Justina Brown Eyes of Slim Buttes, SD, Will Lame of Sacarro, NM, Elizabeth Brown Eyes and Lori Brown Eyes both of Pine Ridge, SD; great grandchildren, Douglas Cross, Warren Sherlock Cross, Tyra Black Elk, Lejandro Black Elk, Saelee Tasso, Sage Tasso, Taylor, Ryder, & Skylar Byerley, Wiconi Brown Eyes, Tatum & Bernice Brewer, Tavian Brown Eyes, Talia Iron Cloud, Sienna Penigeo, and Sequoia Iron Cloud.

Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Peter Brown Eyes; sisters, Velma Lame, Pearl McClain, and Shirley Yellow Horse; brothers, Melvin Yellow Horse and Maurice Yellow Horse; son, Norman Brown Eyes; daughters, Vanna Brown Eyes and Pam Brown Eyes; sister-in-law, Marie Red Cloud; grandsons, Peter Iron Cloud, Thomas Brown Eyes, and Adam Brown Eyes; and granddaughter, Kimberly Brown Eyes.

Pallbearers will be Jesse Byerly, Julian Brown Eyes, Warren Cross, Donovan Brown Eyes, Brandon One Feather, Robert Brown Eyes, Will Lame, Bernard Atkins, Justin Peters, Charlie Little Spotted Horse, Jesse Peters, Jason Piper, Douglas Cross, Roscoe Todd, Corbin Yellow Horse, Jimmy James Roan Eagle, Don Yellow Horse, Wes Yellow Horse, Dean Yellow Horse, Willard Yellow Horse, and Lenny Yellow Horse.

Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 1:00 PM, Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, SD
Officiating: Pastor Cecelia Spotted Bear
Traditional Lakota Services: Scotty Brown Eyes
Burial Services: Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery, Slim Buttes, SD

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First Night Wake Service

When Monday, December 10th, 2018 1:00pm
Sacred Heart Cathoilc Church
HWY 18
Pine Ridge, SD 57770

Service Information

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 10:00am
Pastor Cecelia Spotted Bear
Traditional Lakota Services by
Mr. Scott Brown Eyes
Sacred Heart Cathoilc Church
HWY 18
Pine Ridge, SD 57770

Interment Information

Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery-Slim Buttes
Slim Buttes
Slim Buttes, SD
Book of Memories

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