Lucille Mary Black Feather

Lucille Mary Black Feather, 72, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away November 8, 2020, in Sioux Falls.

Lucille Mary Black Feather was born at home in Oglala on March 5, 1948 to Eugene Black Feather and Ora Pumpkin Seed (She Elk Voice Walking). Her Lakota name is White Cloud Woman. Lucille made her journey to the Spirit World on November 8, 2020, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls. 

Lucille is survived by her children, Harbor Wayne “Lolly” Swift Bird Jr., Tracy N. Swift Bird, and Jamie A. Ghost; sister, Jeri Black Father; brothers, Bluch Black Feather and Merle Black Feather; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 

Lucille was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Black Feather; mother, Ora Pumpkin Seed; sisters, Marlene Black Feather, Theresa Black Feather and Shirley Black Feather; brothers, Leonard Black Feather, Wayne Pumpkin Seed, Buster Pumpkin Seed, and William Pumpkin Seed; and granddaughter Tierra Swift Bird.

Visitation services were held from 12:30 p.m. ~ 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 15, at the Black Feather residence in Wolf Creek Community near Pine Ridge.

Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 15, at the Body of Christ Cemetery in Wolf Creek Community near Pine Ridge, with Mr. Bluch Fire Thunder performing the traditional Lakota services.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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