Zona Elizabeth White Face was born June 27, 1926, in Rosebud, S.D., to James and Ruth Bear Shield. Zona, 93, of Porcupine, made her journey to the Spirit World on January 28, 2020, at the Gordon Memorial Hospital in Gordon, Neb.
Zona married Isaac White Face, Sr. on January 4, 1944, from this union they had three sons, Isaac “Bucky” White Face, Jr., Gerald White Face, Sr., and one deceased infant son, Norton James White Face and one daughter, Charity Ann White Face.
Zona is survived by her daughter, Charity; Cepaŋsi Marie Randall; niece, Isabelle Guerue; granddaughters, Sheri Knox, Rena Knox-Rahn, and Sandra Knox; brother-in-law, Bernard “Barney” White Face; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
Zona was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac White Face, Sr., her three sons, Isaac, Jr., Gerald, Sr., and Norton White Face; nephew, Harold Knox; brothers, Isaac Bear Shield and Andrew Bear Shield, and Cepaŋsi Angeline Brushbreaker.
Pallbearers will be William Rahn, Davey Pourier, Mike Rahn, Ron “Beef” Randall, Angelo Marrufo, Steve White Hat, Weldon Spotted Eagle, and Cleveland Weasel Bear, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ben & Alvina Conquering Bear, Phillip & Violet Good Crow, Gina Good Crow & Family, The Weasel Bear Family, James & Velma Stiffarm, The Randall Family, Tony & Carmen Spotted Elk, Keith & Mary Felicia, All The White Face Families, and All Relatives & Friends.
Wake Services: Two night wake services starting at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the Porcupine Elderly Meals Building in Porcupine, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Porcupine Elderly Meals Building in Porcupine, SD
Officiating: Senior Catechist Ben Conquering Bear
Burial Services: 2:30 PM, Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, SD.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD