Viewing services for 85-year old Melissa May Sellards are Friday, Sept 4, 2020, from 2:00-3:00 PM at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD, with Chad Dieble and Jeremy Mouw officiating and Lakota songs by Sante Witt and David White Bull
Cremation will follow with burial services at the White Bull Family Cemetery in Porcupine, SD
Memorial services will will be held the first weekend in May 2021 at the Coleman Residence in Porcupine, SD, with Pastor Matt Hadden, Pastor George Thomas, Rev. Don Mink, and Evangelist Julia Hopkins.
Melissa May (White Bull) Sellards was born on May 1, 1935 at home near Porcupine, SD to Levi White Bull and Nancy Spotted Owl. Melissa made her journey to the Spirit World on August 25, 2020 at the Monument Health Home Plus Hospice in Rapid City, SD.
Melissa is survived by her children, Kimberly Urbauer and Matthew Urbauer; siblings, Jane (Mark) Jarzanka, Phillis Mandan, Letitia Treet, Vallie White Bull, and Ella Coleman; and hunka brother, Chet Stoneman.
Melissa was preceded in death by her parents, Levi White Bull and Nancy Spotted Owl; spouse, David Sellards; sons, Lester Kills The Enemy, Dean Kills The Enemy, and Levi Martin-Kills The Enemy; sisters, Emma White Bull, Keva Catches, and Berdina Whllls The Enemy, Cyrus White Bull II, CJ Coleman, Ralph Mandan, and Yamni Mesteth.
Honorary pallbearers will be all Relatives and Friends.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD