Curry, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Lynn Curry, Jr., 33, of St. Francis, S.D., passed away April 8, 2017, in Kyle.

Jeffrey Lynn Curry, Jr. was born on July 26, 1983, in Pine Ridge, to Jeffrey Curry, Sr. and Deb (Has No Horse) Bad Milk. Jeffrey made his journey to the Spirit World on April 8, 2017 in Kyle.

Jeffrey is survived by his mother, Deb Has No Horse, St. Francis; step father, Richard Bad Milk, St. Francis; children, Jeffrey Curry III, St. Francis, and Wakinyan Curry, Santee, Neb.; brothers, Tate Curry, Sioux Falls, Curtis Palmier, Rapid City, Roby Wade, Martin, and Brian Red Bear, Lincoln; sisters, Lynette Has No Horse, Rapid City, Leah (Bad Milk) Roberts, Omaha, Lisa and Misty Palmier, both of Rapid City, Amber Palmier, Colo., Nakina Yellow Hair, Cassie Has No Horse, and Amy Richards, all of Allen, Pearl Red Bear, Hannibal, MO and Janeen Jackson, Martin; numerous aunts and uncles; grandfather, Arthur Has No Horse, Sr., Yellow Bear; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jeffrey was preceded in death by his father, Jeffrey Curry, Sr.; grandmothers, Priscilla Plenty Arrows (Has No Horse) and Beatrice Cottier; grandfather, Albert Curry, Sr.; brothers, Moses Red Bear, Arlan Bissonette, and Calvin Bissonette; and aunts, Waneta Lone Wolf and Yvonne Has No Horse.

A two night wake service started at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, April 13, at the American Horse School in Allen.

Funeral services began at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 15, at the American Horse School in Allen, with Pastor Tim Wardell officiating and Mr. Warren “Guss” Yellow Hair and Mr. Jonathan Long Soldier performing the traditional Lakota service. 

Burial services were held at the Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Allen.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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