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Betty DeCory

Betty C DeCory

Friday, February 6th, 1948 - Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Obituary

Betty C. DeCory was born on February 6, 1948 in Alliance, NE to Jacob Yellow Hawk and Emma (Broken Leg) Yellow Hawk. Betty made her journey to the Other Side on September 13, 2020 at the Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City, SD.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Emma Yellow Hawk Felix; siblings, Thelma Mesteth, Geri Wilson, Duane Yellow Hawk, Clifford Yellow Elk and Henry Yellow Elk; and grandson, Jerome Felix.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Emma Yellow Hawk; husband, Willard DeCory, Sr.; siblings, Lavern, Orville, William, Tommy and Collins Yellow Hawk and Myrtle Yellow Hawk Flute; and great grandson, Javon Blacksmith.

Pallbearers will be Eric Mesteth, Robert Two Two, Charles Peaneaux, Beau Two Two, John C. Yellow Hawk, Kevin Ford, Corey Peaneaux and Joe Mesteth, Jr.

Honorary Pallbearers will be All of her Nieces, Grandchildren, St. Francis Mission Class of 1965 and All Friends & Relatives.

*** The family of Betty asks that everyone follow the guidelines of precautions against the spread of COVID 19. Masks are required. Social Distancing is required. And please bring your own chair. A light lunch will be provided for Friends and Relatives during the visitation service.

Visitation Services: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the Yellow Hawk Homestead in the Badlands near Kadoka, SD
Funeral Services: 12:00 PM, Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the Yellow Hawk Homestead in the Badlands near Kadoka, SD
Officiating: To Be Announced
Traditional Lakota Services: All Prayer Leaders Welcome
Burial Services: Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery in Wanblee, SD

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD
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Service Details

  • First Night Wake Service

    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Yellow Hawk Homestead
    Address
    Badlands near Kadoka, SD
    KADOKA, SD
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Yellow Hawk Homestead
    Address
    Badlands near Kadoka, SD
    KADOKA, SD
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery
    Address
    WANBLEE, SD 57577
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