Alexander Leonard White Plume, Jr. “Tehila Pi”, 47, of Calico, S.D., passed away December 27, 2017, in Calico.
Alexander Leonard White Plume, Jr. was born on January 30, 1970, in Pine Ridge, to Angela American Horse and Alexander C. White Plume, Sr. Alex made his journey to the Spirit World on December 27, 2017, at his home in Calico.
Alex, Jr. is survived by his spouse, Bernadette (Waters) White Plume, Calico; parents, Alex White Plume, Sr., Manderson, and Angie American Horse, Pine Ridge; children, Ashley White Plume, Alan White Plume, and Leonard White Plume all of Calico; sisters, Crystal Goings and Theresa Goings both of Pine Ridge, Jessica White Plume, Twin Butte, N.D., and Boogie Shoes White Plume, Mandan; step-brothers, Francis Poor Bear, Wounded Knee, and Chipper Goings, Pine Ridge; hunka sister, Jennifer Pourier, Porcupine; grandchildren, Elaina Crantz and Bodhi Crantz both of Calico; hunka daughters, Makayla Patton and Michelle Patton both of Rapid City, SD; and mother-in-law, Bessie (Little Hawk) Waters, Calico.
Alex, Jr. was preceded in death by his daughter, Alexandria White Plume; grandparents, Leonard and Vivian American Horse, Percy White Plume, and Villance Weasel; and brother-in-law, Michael Waters.
A two night wake service will start at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 4, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.
Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 6, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, with Reverend Rhoda Mesteth and Mr. Charles McGaa officiating. Mr. Mike Sna Mani, Sr., will perform the traditional Lakota service.
Burial services will be held at the Advent Cemetery, Calico.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.