Sits Poor, Evelyn

Evelyn Melissa Sits Poor, 61, of Martin, S.D., passed away March 21, 2018, in Martin.

Evelyn Melissa Sits Poor was born on April 13, 1956, in Pine Ridge, to Franklin Sits Poor, Jr. and Phyllis (White Dress) Sits Poor. Evelyn made her journey to the Spirit World on March 21, 2018, at the Bennett County Hospital in Martin.

Evelyn is survived by her siblings, Rose Thunder Club, Marilyn Sits Poor, Franklin Sits Poor III, Milo Sits Poor, Kevin Sits Poor, and Forrest Sits Poor; and numerous grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Franklin Sits Poor, Sr. and Sarah Drops Two-Sits Poor; maternal grandparents, Silas White Dress and Marie Bad Yellow Hair-Sits Poor; father, Franklin Sits Poor, Jr.; mother, Phyllis White Dress-Sits Poor; uncle, Neville Sits Poor; aunt, Henrietta (Bernice) Sits Poor-Chase in Sit; brother, Melvin Sits Poor; and sister, Delema Sits Poor.

A one night wake service started at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, with prayer services at 7:00 p.m. at the hall.

Funeral services began at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, with Sister Barb Bogenschutz officiating.

Burial services were held at the St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oglala.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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