Pearl Hopkins


Funeral services for 45-year old Pearl Hopkins are Friday, Dec 23, 2022 at 11:00 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, SD, with the Rev Cordelia Red Owl and Pastor Charles Montileaux officiating and traditional Lakota services by Hawkeye Montileaux.

Burial is at St Barnabas Episcopal Cemetery in Kyle. 

A one-night wake service starts Thurs, Dec 22, at 1:00 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle.

Pearl Mary Hopkins was born on May 15, 1977 in Pine Ridge, SD, to Clark Raymond Hopkins and Myrnette Wounded Head.  Pearl made her journey to the Spirit World on December 10, 2022 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Pearl is survived by her children Clark Alejandro Torres, Isaac Hopkins-Torres, Sarah Hopkins-Torres, Rachel Hopkins-Torres, and Alta Gracias Hopkins-Torres; brothers William Short Horn and Victor Short Horn; sister Veronica Lopez-Hopkins; grandchildren Jayden Kyler Meng-Torres and Magnolia Mayhem-Torres; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Pearl was preceded in death by her parents Clark Raymond Hopkins and Myrnette Wounded Head; brother Larry Eugene Short Horn; sisters Joann Short Horn, Marla Short Horn, and Donna Peniska; grandparents Steven R Hopkins and Pearl Red Owl; and great-grandparents, Jess and Zelda (Prairie Chicken) Hopkins.

Pallbearers will be Clark Torres, Tim Long Soldier, Skylar Howell, Dale Howell, Corey Short Horn, Jesse Peniska, Jared Matthews, Brett Hopkins, Teron Hopkins, and Isaac Hopkins-Torres.

Honorary pallbearers will be Art Hopkins & Family, Archie Hopkins & Family, Connie Hopkins & Family, Arlene Hopkins & Family, and all friends & relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD