Brenda Lee (Blue Bird) Little Moon was born on October 8, 1979, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Bryan Blue Bird Sr. and Sandra (Richard) Blue Bird. Brenda, 39, of Pine Ridge, made her journey to the Spirit World on May 5, 2019, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Brenda is survived by her children, Tianna Blue Bird, Bryanne Blue Bird, Patrick Little Moon, Jr., Winston Little Moon, and Preston Little Moon all of Pine Ridge, SD; brothers, Lonnie Richards, Bryan Blue Bird, Jr., Ryan Blue Bird, and Howard Blue Bird all of Pine Ridge, SD, Tommy Lee Blue Bird of California, Belleron Blue Bird of Rapid City, SD, and Christopher Blue Bird of Pine Ridge, SD; sisters, Theresa Blue Bird and Carla Cheyenne both of Rapid City, SD, and Jeanette Richard-Black Elk of Pine Ridge, SD; grandchildren, Light Richards of Pierre, SD and Alexia Red Bear of Pine Ridge, SD; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, Bryan Blue Bird, Sr. and Sandra (Richard) Blue Bird; spouse, Patrick Little Moon; son, Victor Cottier; brother, Robert John Bear Shield; grandmother, Emma (Two Crow) Richard; grandfather, Tom Lee Richard; and nieces, Emily Blue Bird and Jackie Richard.
Pallbearers will be Darrell Blue Bird, Ian Richards, Brennan Cheyenne, Javon Spotted Elk, Marjoe Janis, Alcopone White Calf, Tom Red Hawk, and Thad Barden-Richard.
Wake Services: Two night wake services starting at 3:30 PM, Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD with prayer services at 6:00 PM, Friday, May 10, 2019.
Funeral Services: 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD
Officiating: Mr. Charles McGaa
Traditional Lakota Services: Tasunke Wakan Wiwayang Wacipi
Burial Services: St. Barnabas Episcopal Cemetery, Kyle, South Dakota
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD