Swift Bird, Tierra

Tierra Lee Swift Bird, 21, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away May 29, 2017, in Pine Ridge.

Tierra Lee Swift Bird was born on December 17, 1995, in Minneapolis, Minn. to Harbor Swift Bird, Jr. and Benita Lou White Face. Teirra made her journey to the Spirit World on May 29, 2017 at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge.

Tierra is survived by her father, Harbor Swift Bird, Jr., Pine Ridge; grandparents, Lucille Black Feather, Pine Ridge, and Nancy Marshall, Hot Springs; brother, Farron Swift Bird, Fort Duchene, Utah; and sisters, Sasheen Swift Bird, Pine Ridge, Tia Swift Bird, Rapid City, and Latonna White Face, Hot Springs.

Tierra was preceded in death by her mother, Benita Lou White Face and grandparents, Harbor Swift Bird, Sr. and Benjamin White Face.

A one night wake service started at 3:00 p.m., Monday, June 5, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services began at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 6, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, with Father Edmund Yainao officiating.

Burial services were held at New Holy Family Cemetery in Grass Creek. 

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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