Adrianna Rose Black Tail Deer-Padilla was born August 20, 1987, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Austin Garcia and Jayne Black Tail Deer. Adrianna, 32, of Flagstaff, Ariz., made her journey to the Spirit World on January 9, 2020, at the Flagstaff Medical Hospital in Flagstaff.
Adrianna is survived by her husband, Randy Padilla; children, Jaselle Black Tail Deer, Angelo Tso, Jacoby Padilla and Ariza Jayne Padilla; father, Austin Garcia; siblings, Scott Black Tail Deer and Juanita “Jamie” Black Tail Deer-Begaye; cousins, Gordon (Lisa) Looks Twice, Leroy (Marla Sharp) Looks Twice, Louise (Byron) DeSersa, Richard Looks Twice and Alexander Looks Twice; aunts & uncles, Melissa Blacksmith, Liz (Orin) Morrison, Julie, Karen, Lee, Delayne and Stan Blacksmith; nieces, Carla Sleeping Bear, Karen Brown Bull and Violet Rose Yankton; nephews, Robert James Spotted Bear, John Little Moon, Alvin Little Moon, Martin Black Tail Deer, Jr. and Steven Black Tail Deer.
Adrianna was preceded in death by her mother, Jayne Black Tail Deer; brother, Calvin Looks Twice; grandparents, Thomas & Louisa Black Tail Deer, Pete Blacksmith and Jessie (Bear Robe) Blacksmith; aunt, Eldean Blacksmith; and uncle, June Blacksmith
Pallbearers will be Anthony Martinez, Jake Morrison, Kyle Blacksmith, Delayne Blacksmith, Alyssa Looks Twice, Patricia Looks Twice, Nevada Janis, Lance Black Tail Deer, and Henry Clifford.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Protector Family, Gibbons Family, Ghost Family, Red Elk Family, Shoulders Family, Jumping Eagle Family, Ten Fingers Family, LaDeaux Family, Flying Hawk Family, Looks Twice Family, Mesteth Family, Carla Sleeping Bear & Family, Mona Brown & Family, Roberta Spencer & Family, Gwen Red Elk and Orson Cuny & Family, Marianne Poor Bear & Family, Fedelia and Bob Cross & Family, Ina Espinosa, Jess, Joelle, & Wylie Janis, Kallen Blacksmith, Desirae Blacksmith, Krista Kills Small, Drew Blacksmith, Wyatt Blacksmith, and All Friends & Relatives
Wake Services: Two night wake services with the first night starting at 4:30 PM, Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD and the second night wake service starting at 3:00 PM, Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM each night.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, SD
Officiating: Mrs. Roberta Spencer and Ms. Joyce Tibbitts
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Mike Little Boy and Mr. Ivis Long Visitor
Burial Services: Looks Twice Family Cemetery, White Horse Creek Road, Manderson, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD