Maevis Jade Franks, beloved daughter of Patricia Beard and Jacobs Franks, was born March 2, 2020, in Pine Ridge, S.D., and passed away the same day.
Maevis is survived by her loving parents, Patricia and Jacob Franks of Pine Ridge, SD; siblings, Ayden Franks and Jacob Franks, Jr. of Pine Ridge, SD; grandparents, Mirian Lays Bad and Byron Bordeaux both of Porcupine, SD, Kenith and Jennifer Franks both of Pine Ridge, SD, Norene Mousseau of Pine Ridge, SD, Randy lays Bad, Gary Lays Bad, and David Lays Bad all of Porcupine, SD; great grandparents, Clara Lays Bad of Porcupine, SD and Richard & Mary Mousseau of Pine Ridge, SD; aunts, Brianna Beard and Shaina Johnson both of Porcupine, SD, Carrie Beard of White River, SD, and Maya Franks and Tashina Franks both of Pine Ridge, SD; uncles, Patrick Bordeaux of Porcupine, SD, Kenith Franks and Richard Mills both of Pine Ridge, SD, and Tavish Bartlett of White River, SD; and cousins, Gracie Bordeaux, Bryghton Franks, and Josephine Franks all of Pine Ridge, SD.
Maevis was met in the Spirit World by her siblings, Baby Beard, Zoe Franks, Evelyn Franks, and Baby Franks; great grandparents, Ramsey Lays Bad, Celane Beard, and Chaves Salvador; and grandparents, Robert Lays Bad and Dennis Lays Bad.
Pallbearer will be Jacob Franks.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Labor and Delivery Nursing Staff at Monument Health in Rapid City, SD and Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital, Midwives at Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital, and All Friends, Relatives, and Family Members.
Funeral Services: 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Father Pauly Hall in Porcupine, SD
Officiating: Pastor David Lays Bad
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Randy Lays Bad
Burial Services: Body of Christ Cemetery, Porcupine, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD