Funeral services for 26-year old Ashley Spotted Elk are Friday, August 20, 2021 at 11:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD, with Pastor Dan Johnson officiating.
Burial Services is at the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Pine Ridge.
A one-night wake service starts Thursday, August 19, at 4:30, also at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge.
Ashley Ray Spotted Elk was born on March 12, 1995 in Gordon, NE to Darrell W. Spotted Elk, Jr. and Fawn White Face. Ashley made her journey to the Spirit World on August 14, 2021 at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.
Ashley is survived by her father, Darrell (Melinda) Spotted Elk, Jr.; daughters, Regina Bear Spotted Elk and Baby Girl Buckman; siblings, Shawnna Thornton, Louise Bell, JoVon and Darren Spotted Elk, all of Pine Ridge, SD, Loveletta and Vernon Bissonette, both of Rapid City, SD, and Daniel Lakota of Chadron, NE, Blechya Parra-Munoz, Filemon Parra-Munoz, and BJay Parra-Munoz; grandmother, Juliana Parra-Munoz of North Platte, NE; aunts, Stephanie Cottier of Rapid City, SD, Blanche, Melissa, Canby, Linda, and Ike Ska; and uncles, Francis Spotted Elk, Kenneth Cottier, both of Pine Ridge, SD, David Manuel, Elmer, and Chauncey White Face, all of Evergreen, SD.
Ashley was preceded in death by her mother, Fawn White Face; sister, Blanche Bell; grandfather, Darrell Spotted Elk, Sr.; grandmother, Teresa Watters; great-grandmother, Edna Apple-Blue Bird; and aunt, Samantha White Face.
Pallbearers will be Alfred Redshirt, Filemon Parra-Munoz, Travis Elk Boy, Ryan Blue Bird, Vernon Bissonette, Loveletta Bissonette, Daniel Lakota, and Kenneth Cottier.
Honorary pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD