Oris Morrison

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Funeral services for 57-year old Oris Morrison are Tues, Feb 8, 2022 at 11:00 at St John’s Episcopal Church near Oglala, SD, with Sister Barb Bogenschutz officiating.

Burial is at the Makasan Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Oglala

A one-night wake service starts Mon, Feb 7, 2022 10:00, also at St John’s Episcopal Church 

Oris Lynn Morrison was born on November 13, 1954 in Pine Ridge, SD to V. Orrie Morrson and Christine (Belt) Provost.  Oris made his journey to the Spirit World on February 1, 2022 at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Oris is survived by his children, Amanda (Blake) Simmons of Sacramento, CA, Joseph Morrison of Oglala, SD, Oris (Candace) Morrison of Lawrence, KS, Bodie (Calesta) Morrison of Oglala, SD, Randi Morrison of Lawrence, KS, and Johnathan Morrison of Oglala, SD; mother, Christine (Belt) Provost of Oglala, SD; grandchildren, Samantha & AnnAleta Simmons both of Sacramento, CA, Kameron Morrison of Lawrence, KS, Nevayah Racehorse of Ft. Hall, ID, and Gail Red Hawk of Pine Ridge, SD; siblings, Orrie (Serina) Morrison of Busby, MT, Orin (Liz) Morrison and Darlis (Rex) Crow, Lynette Morrison, Curt Morrison, & Robert Morrison all of Oglala, SD, Martina Morrison of Chadron, NE, and Francene Shakespeare of Ethete, WY.

Oris was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Aleta (Lame) Morrison; son, Blu Chance Morrison; father, V. Orrie Morrison; step-father, Adolph Provost; maternal grandparents, Samuel & Elizabeth Belt; and paternal grandparents, James & Alice (Salway) Morrison.  

Pallbearers will be Jim Two Bulls, Waylon Belt, Orin Jacob Morrison, Richard White Eyes, Conway New Holy, Alphonzo Belt, Lyle Ken Youngman, Stuart Dreaming Bear, Jr., Wambli Morrison, Ambrose Belt, Jr., Travis Pipe On Head, and Morgan Clarke.

Honorary pallbearers will be Deanna “Dixie” & Drace Dreaming Bear, Orville Belt, Sr. & Family, Marjorie Spider, Candy, Calvin, Robert, & Palauni, Virginia, Kyle, Steve, & Eddie Yankton, Serena Belt, Casey & Clayton Merrill, Yvonne Crow, Donovan & Brenda Youngman & Families, Wilmer “Buzz” Youngman & Family, Phyllis Dreaming Bear & Family, Rev. Robert Two Bulls & Family, Richard “Dick” Ten Fingers & Family, James Morrison & Family, Art Morrison, Dorothy Morrison, Alphonzo, Alton, Pam, Lena, Hank, & Amy Belt; Cornell Belt, Tanner, Berlyn Ghost, Robbie “Lloyd” Two Bulls & Family, Richard White Eyes & Family, Blaine “Sidney” White Eyes & Family, Brittany White Eyes & Family, Krista (Ken) Blacksmith & Family, CeNedra (Jess) Morrison &  Family, Orin “Baby Jake” (Gail) Morrison, Latana Morrison, Mitchell Crow, Echo, Jim, Morgan, & Jeremy Clarke & Families, Wendell Youngman & Family, Alicia, Nick, Jerrid, & Jewel Morrison & Families, Dietrick Morrison, Francene Shakespeare & Family, Faye Charging Thunder, Brian Kindle, Janet Tobacco & Family, Evans Youngman, Jr. & Family, Maretta, Mary Ellen, & Aloysius Afraid of Bear, Emerald New Holy, Annalene Two Bulls, Verna Brave & Family, Delpha & Leslie Two Bulls & Families, Kevin “Pee Wee” Sits Poor, Walter “Pee Wee” Brave, Sarah Brave & Family, Ambrose Belt, Sr. & Family, special thank you to the Monument Health, Sanford Health, Avera Health & Pine Ridge Hospitals, Corbin Romero & Missouri Breaks, Dr. Kari Johnson, Oglala District Council Representative Tyler Yellow Boy, Nakina Mills & Cory Black Feather-I.H.S. Advocates, and the Oglala District Service Center Staff.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD