Big Crow, Jeffrey Sr.

Jeffrey Lynn Big Crow, Sr., 47, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away January 24, 2018, in Sioux Falls.

Jeffrey Lynn Big Crow, Sr. was born on March 7, 1970, in Orange County, Calif. to Charles Shawl and Francine (Big Crow) Little Bear. Jeffrey made his journey to the Spirit World on January 24, 2018, at the Sanford Health Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Jeffrey is survived by his father, Charles Shawl, Wisconsin; mother, Francine (Big Crow) Little Bear, Pine Ridge; step-father, Richard “Bear” Little Bear, Pine Ridge; son, Jeffrey Big Crow, Jr., Pine Ridge; siblings, Jodi Anderson, Watertown, Happy Big Crow and Tonna Little Bear, both of Pine Ridge, Bud Little Bear, Wolf Creek Community, near Pine Ridge and Yamni Jack, Lower Brule; special aunts, Yvonne “Tiny” DeCory and Veatrice Red Feather, both of Pine Ridge; uncle, Eddie Red Feather, Pine Ridge; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Big Crow III and Erma Big Crow, both of Pine Ridge; and special friend, Melanie Tyon, Tama, Iowa.

Jeffrey was preceded in death by his brother, Calvin Lloyd Little Bear; grandparents, Velma Red Feather, “Grandpa X” Big Crow, and Delores and Calvin Mills; uncle, Delane No Neck; aunt, Julie Negron; and cousin, Philip Negron. 

A one night wake service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 2, at the Wolf Creek School Gym in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 3, at the Wolf Creek School Gym in Pine Ridge, with Mr. Charles McGaa officiating.

Burial services will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Cemetery, Pine Ridge.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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