Anthony Tail


Funeral services for 63-year old Anthony Tail are Sat, Jan 29, 2022 at 2:00 at the Messiah Episcopal Church in Wounded Knee, SD, with The Rev. Harold Eagle Bull officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr David Swallow

Burial is at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Wounded Knee

A one-night wake service starts Friday, Jan 28, at 1:00, also at the Messiah Episcopal Church in Wounded Knee, 

Anthony Pedro Tail was born on February 12, 2022 in Pine Ridge, Sd to Eli Tail, Sr. and Theresa Marie Shott.  Anthony made his journey to the Spirit World on January 22, 2022 at the Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, NE.

Anthony is survived by his father, Eli (Caroline) Tail, Sr.; daughters, Toni Tail and Tonya Locke; sisters, Bernadine Rowland, Cleo Rose LaDeaux, Phyllis Shott, Gloria & Carol White Butterfly, Beverly Running Bear, Doris, Sharon, Suzy, Carla, & Geri Respects Nothing, Theresa and Suzy Turja, Donna Tail, and Elizabeth Tail; brothers, Pete Turja and Daniel Temple; grandchildren, Autumn, Qlani, Daziana, David, & Cameron Lone Wolf, Marcus LaDeaux, Fancee Rose Rowland, Justina Bagola, Patrick Backward, Lorie Ann, Ira, Jr., Ana Nicole, and Angel Little Bear, KayAndra & Greg, Jr. Rowland, Jenna & Jennessa Ten Fingers, Shalaya Shott, Brady Shott, John, Yamni, & Devonte Ross, Jessica Pumpkin Seed, Alaia Mason-Malone, Ryleigh, Ryana, Patricia, Rylan, Ryan, & Alex, Jr.; great grandchildren, Ashante, Sole, Shining Star, and Trinte Tail; great-great grandchildren, Yulinah Tail, Yaslynn Scott, Antone Scott, Aihanna Scott, Avian Tail, Melani Tail, and Lyndreth Tail; special nieces, Clarissa LaDeaux, Jennifer Rowland, Anna Lara, Trinity & Chasity White Butterfly, Tiffany Steele, Winona Ross, Katrina, Amber White Butterfly, Becky Quick Bear, Sophia Rowland, Dawn & Nicole White Butterfly, Desiree Fresquez; nephews, Collin LaDeaux, Gabriel & Cody No Leaf, Alex Rowland, Sheridan Shott, Julian & Charlie Steele, Andreas Torres, Corey Shott, and DeWayne Eagle Tail. 

Anthony was preceded in death by his mother, Theresa Marie Shott; aunts, Veronica Turja and Ann Respects Nothing; uncles, Clement & Gilbert Shott; brothers, Eugene LaDeaux, Lawrence Shott, Sr., Michael Shott, Sr., Patrick Pumpkin Seed, Dennis Shott, Sr. Ricky Randall, Patrick Rowland, Sr., John Tail, and Eli Tail, Jr.; sisters, Delphine, MaryAnn, & Rita White Butterfly, Delores Turga, Angela Lara, and Janice Tail; nephews, Antone LaDeaux and Greg Rowland, Sr.; niece, Amanda Pumpkin Seed; 

Pallbearers will be Chet Steele, Cameron LaDeaux, Lawrence Shott, Jr., Clement LaDeaux, Patrick Rowland, Jr., Wakinyan Rowland, Justin Miranda, and Ethan Tail.

Honorary pallbearers will be Elmer Red Star, Marvin Yellow Hair, John No Leaf & Family, Fred Two Two, Jackson Iron Horse, Bootsy White Face, Marlita & Roger Running Bear, Andy Torres, Leonard, Sr. & King Martinez, Chuck Ross & Family, Leo, Paulette, Cindy, Mona, & Ronnie, Sr. Little Moon & Families, Stacey & Rudell Bear Shirt, Michael, Sr. & Mailei Shott, Sherry Shott, Julie Ann Little Moon, Edward White Dress, Jolita Morrison,Boltz Family, Rowland Families, Jumping Eagle Families, Tail Families, Shott Families, and All Friends & Relatives.  

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD