Maxine Clifford

Funeral services for 73-year old Maxine (Wise) Clifford are Tues, March 29, 2022 at 10:00 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, SD, with Deacon Bill White officiating and traditional Prayer Song by Cassius & Aries Janis

Cremation will follow the services

Visitation services will be Monday, March 28, from 2:00 – 7:00, also at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge with a Rosary Service starting at 7:00 PM. 

Maxine (Wise) Clifford was born on April 17, 1948 in Oklahoma City, OK to Walter Wise, Sr. and Pauline Smith.  Maxine made her journey to the Spirit World on March 22, 2022 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Maxine is survived by her daughters, Pamela T. Clifford of Pine Ridge, SD and Philimena Clifford of Manderson, SD; siblings, Kenny Wise, Vincent (Jamie) Wise, Mary Jo Barnett, and Sheila (Tim) Hooper all of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Rodney (Shalane) Janis, Sr. of Pine Ridge, SD, Coby (Kristen) Lee Janis, Sr., Charli Jo (Justin Bear Runner) Janis, and Kennedy L. (Frank Welhmeyer) all of New Town, ND; Amanda Clifford, Carmena Clifford, Cheyenne Clifford, and Shawn Clifford all of Manderson, SD, Patrick “Tommy” Thomas Clifford II of Rapid City, SD, Marti (Giovanni) Cicci, Tanya Janis, and Derek (Helena) Janis; great grandchildren, Marshalynn (Antonio Middletent) Janis, Rodney Janis, Jr., Timothy Janis, Sariya Bear Runner, Cassius Janis, Aries Janis, Letty Jo Janis, Azalea Janis, Coby Janis, Jr., Artemis Janis, Cadence Grass, Connor Red Cloud, Katie Grass, Chayton Yankton, Pamela & Olivia Little Hawk, Lucian Bear Runner, Louella Bear Runner, Grayson & Carson Bear Runner, Brenna White Plume, Gabriel White Plume, Jr., Robert Kills Enemy III, Camilla Clifford, Patrick Thomas Clifford III, and Aleah Twiss; great-great grandchildren, Xavier and Nyal MIddletent; and numerous other grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Maxine was preceded in death by her mother, Pauline Smith; father, Walter Wise, Sr.; spouse, Patrick Thomas Clifford; siblings, Constance Thlocco, infant Leon Wise, James Smith, Leo Wise, John McCartlin, and Walter Wise, Jr.; and nephew, Jeremy “Tommy” Tebe.  

Pallbearers will be Tony Clifford, Troy Perkins, Duane Big Crow, Mike Pettigrew, Rodney “OD” Janis, Gary Janis, Tanya Janis, Justin Bear Runner, Rodney Janis, Jr., Timothy Janis, Tommy Clifford, Shawn Clifford, and Gabe White Plume, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Barnett & Family, Anita Ecoffey & Family, Mary Wilson & Family, Theresa Perkins & Family, Ruby Clifford & Family, Cleo Gates & Family, Penny Walters & Family, Angie Clifford & Family, Brenda Zimiga & Family, Steve Wilson & Family, Joanna Wilson & Family, Tonia Ecoffey & Family, Carmen Ecoffey & Family, Joleen Ecoffey & Family, Florence Clifford & Family, Marilynn Winters & Family, Vince Lafferty & Family, Richard Ecoffey & Family, Noreen Mousseau & Family, Jeremy Pettigrew & Family, Bridgett Perkins & Family, Lenora Clifford & Family, Lois Winters & Family, Annie Clifford & Family, Denise Clifford & Family, Geraldine Wise & Family, Tiffany Shangreau & Family, Lacy Pourier & Family, Nawatha Thlocco & Family, Bill & Veronica & Family, Autumn Thlocco & Family, Tiara Thlocco & Family, Chacotah & Family, Elizabeth Tilley-Browning & Family, Brandy Clifford & Family, Tracy Wilson & Family, Dre Morrisette & Family, Linda Clifford & Family, Robert Kills Enemy, Jr., and All Other Family & Friends. 

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD