Ashley, Layton

Layton Trevaughn Ashley, 21, of Wanblee, S.D., passed away June 20, 2017, in Wanblee.

Layton Trevaughn Ashley was born on June 23, 1995, in Pine Ridge, to Harlan Red Elk and Leslie Ashley. Layton entered the Spirit World on June 20, 2017 in Wanblee

Layton is survived by his mother, Leslie Ashley, Wanblee; sisters, Tatiana Ashley and Tia Ashley, both of Wanblee; brothers, Lonte’ Ashley, Emilio Red Elk and Lorenzo Red Elk, all of Wanblee; maternal grandmother, Frances Ashley, Wanblee; uncles, Melferd Ashley, Jr., Shaun Ashley, Ernest Red Elk, Calvin Red Elk, Sr. and Howard (Mary) Red Elk, all of Wanblee; aunts, Ella Sitting Up, Stephana Standing Bear, Charity Ashley, Shauncina Ashley, Claudette Long Soldier and Rosalie (Ron) Little Thunder, all of Wanblee.

Layton was preceded in death by his father, Harlan Red Elk; uncles, Roger Red Elk, Sr. and Richard Ashley, Sr.; maternal grandfather, Melferd Ashley, Sr.; paternal grandparents, Stephen and Vivian Red Elk; aunts, Lydia White Feather and Marlene Tools; nephew, Leonard Sitting Up; and cousins, Daniel Loafer and Kane Sitting Up.

A two night wake service will start at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 28, at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee.

Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 30, at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, with Deacon Gerald Bush officiating and Mr. Richard Moves Camp and Mr. Calvin Red Elk performing the traditional Lakota service.

Burial services will be held at the Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery in Wanblee.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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