Funeral service for 46-year old Darmalee Ione Tail are Thurs, March 18, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Sharp’s Corner Baptist Church in Sharp’s Corner, SD, with Pastor Matt Hadden officiating traditional Lakota services Mr Dave Swallow
Burial in St Alban’s Episcopal Cemetery, Porcupine, SD
A one-night wake service starts Wed, March 17, 2021 at 2:00 PM, also at Sharp’s Corner Baptist Church in Sharp’s Corner, SD
Darmalee Ione Tail was born on December 6, 1974 in Pine Ridge, SD to Dale Shepard and Georgia Tail. Darmalee made her journey to the Spirit World on March 6, 2021 in Scottsbluff, NE.
Darmalee is survived by her children, Shawn (Stacey High Hawk) Tail, Melissa and Marissa Featherman; siblings, Gloria (Daryl, Sr.) No Neck, Karen Red Elk, Eva Mesteth, Erna Shepard, Sonya DuBray, Donnie Mesteth, Sr. and Bonita Andrews; and grandchildren, Zoey Tail, Thaileigh Williams and Antonia Wounded Head.
Darmalee was preceded in death by her father, Dale Shepard; spouse, Melvin Featherman; sister, Mona Mesteth; brothers, Tyrone Mesteth, Sr., Dean Andrews, Sr., Jeff Tail and Matt Mesteth, Jr.; and nephews, Tyrone “TJ” Mesteth, Jr., Kyle Mesteth, Shilo Pourier, Eric Brown Bull and Harold Brown Bull, Jr.
Pallbearers will be Shane Kills Back, Daryl No Neck, Jr., Travis Mesteth, Michael Mesteth, Jackson Mesteth, Garrell Little, Flint Tall, Sr., Herman White Whirlwind, Jr., Marlin Iron Crow, Jr., BJ Blue Bird, Jeannie Lone Hill and Latrice Spotted Eagle.
Honorary pallbearers will be Kristina DuBray & Family, Daryllynn & Delissa No Neck, Yvette & Garrell Little & Family, Isaac Lays Bad & Family, Sam & Patricia White Face & Family, Sara Brown Bull, Diamond Bad Heart Bull & Family, Geneva Cuny & Family, Ira Brown Bull & Family, Margaret Steele & Family, Psific Pretty Hip & Family, Ursula Buckman & Family, Richard Tall, Sr., Susan Two Eagle & Family, Clyde Squirrel Coat, Monet Two Eagle & Family, LeAnn Featherman & Family, Rhonda Two Eagle & Family, Yamni Shoulders, Leighanna Featherman, Weldon Spotted Eagle & Family, Sylvia Yellow Boy & Family, Dorothy Tail & Family, Eli Tail, Sr. & Family, Cheryl Locke & Family, Brady Shoulders, Waniyetu Yellow Cloud, Ruby Tail & Family, Edgar & Violet Bear Runner & Family, Marletta Soldier Wolf & Family, Sandra Rouillard & Family, Cindy, Tamera and Yamni Mesteth, Zeno Little, Jim & Julie Cedar Face & Family, Paul Cedar Face & Family, Desirae McBride & Family, Darcy McBride & Family, Danelle McBride, Debbie & Elvis Tail, Will He Crow, Steve Ross & Family, Lacey Colhoff & Family, Ione Thunder Hawk & Family, Mary Horse, Terri Blue Bird & Karyn Mesteth & Family, Tressa & Tiana Featherman, Ardeen Featherman, Devonna Good Voice Elk & Family, Linda Featherman & Family, Terry Featherman, Vicky Brown Bull, Robert Iron Cloud, Sean Lone Hill, and All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD