Clifford, Natasha

Natasha Nae Clifford “Kopica Win Oyate Ohan Un”, 27, of Gordon, Neb. passed away January 30, 2018, in Pine Ridge.

Natasha Nae Clifford was born on September 20, 1990, in Pine Ridge, to Alberta Yankton and Dave Clifford, Jr. Natasha made her journey to the Spirit World on January 30, 2018, in Pine Ridge.

Natasha is survived by her mother, Alberta Yankton, Gordon; step-father, Charles “Chuck” Garnette, Sr., Gordon; sons, Jonathan Hand and J Thomas Clifford, both of Gordon; hunka parents, Angie and Frank Ghost, Donna Little Dog, Leroy Looks Twice, Jr. and Virgil LaDeaux, Jr., all of Manderson; special friend, Jake Hand, Pine Ridge; brothers, Raymond Clifford, Manderson, Jeremiah Clifford, Pine Ridge, Tyler Jo Clifford, Gordon, Leroy “L.J.” Looks Twice III, Donny Ghost and Duane “Slim” Ghost, all of Manderson, and CJ Black Elk, Jr., Wounded Knee; sisters, Sydney Janis, Batesland, Stephanie Wince and Tiara Clifford, both of Manderson, and Candace Wright, Kyle; grandmothers, Sharon Twiss-Clifford and Joyce Ghost-Little Dog, both of Manderson, and Cindy Plenty Arrows, Pine Ridge; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Natasha was preceded in death by her father, Dave C. Clifford, Jr.; daughter, Jorjia Lin Clifford; grandparents, Creighton Yankton, Sr., Dave Clifford, Sr., Robert Little Dog, Sr.,; great-grandparents, Raymond Yankton, Esther White Plume-Yankton, Lula Two Bonnets, Vance Ghost, Leroy Collins Clifford, Kate Black Elk, William “Billy” Twiss, Bessie Rock and Chief Henry Standing Bear; and cousin-brother, Trey Bad Milk.

A two night wake service will start at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 10, at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, with Ms. Joyce Tibbitts officiating. 

Burial services will be held at St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery, Manderson.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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