Priscilla Duffy-Long Soldier


Funeral services for 51-year old Priscilla Duffy-Long Soldier are Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 10:00 at the Makasan Presbyterian Church in Oglala, SD, with Sister Barb Bogenschutz officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Jerome LeBeaux and Mr Ivan Looking Horse

Burial is at St Peter’s Episcopal Cemetery in Lakeside-Oglala.

A one-night wake service starts Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 11:30, also at the Makasan Presbyterian Church in Oglala.

Priscilla Ann Duffy-Long Soldier “Oyate Iyuha Wanyanke Win” was born on July 1, 1970 in Pine Ridge, SD to Verdell Long Soldier and Louise Blacksmith. Priscilla made her journey to the Spirit World on September 26, 2021 in Rapid City, SD.

Priscilla is survived by her children, Tiaunne Duffy of Ohio, Kelsey Dakota Duffyof New York, Darryl Duffy, Jr., Sean Duffy, Chaylee S. Pourier, Emonee Rose Pourier, Samantha Jo Pourier, and Shawnee M. Pourier; father, Verdell Long Soldier; sisters, Fedelia (Robert) Cross, Ina Mae Espinosa, Marian Poor Bear, Elizabeth “Liz” (Orin) Morrison, Melissa Blacksmith, Julie Blacksmith, Vonna (Sonny) Kills In Water, Sage (Austin) Blacksmith, Karen Blacksmith, and Lenora Blacksmith; brother, Delayne Blacksmith; sister-in-laws, Candy Pourier and Mary Kamerzell; and brother-in-laws, Pierre, Hobert, Steve, Gary, and Mike Pourier.

Priscilla was preceded in death by her son, Alvin Iron Cloud III; mother, Louise Blacksmith; sisters, Verlene Blacksmith, Eldean Blacksmith, Jane Black Tail Deer; brothers, Allen Long Soldier, Leon Long Soldier, Elton Long Soldier, Darry Burle Blacksmith, Stanley Blacksmith, Pete Blacksmith, Jr., and Robert Blacksmith; In-Laws, Clarence & Opal Pourier; aunts, Marlae Blacksmith, Jessie Bear Robe, Patty Pourier, Tess LeBeau, Glory Cournoyer and Rose White Magpie; uncles, Kenneth Blacksmith, Pete Blacksmith, Sr., Max Blacksmith, Wilbur Blacksmith, and Franklin Blacksmith; nephews, Kurt Cross, Brent Espinosa, Beau Blacksmith and Clayton Warrior; nieces, Shelley Espinosa and Maria Espinosa; cousins, Bernard “Shorty” Blacksmith, Melvin Blacksmith, and Delores Blacksmith; and grandson, Nicholas Blacksmith.

Pallbearers will be Rekal Plenty Wounds, Nolan Warrior, Delayne Blacksmith, Kevin Cross, Adam Tyke Espinosa, Bryan Wright, Jeremy White Face and Sean Pourier.

Honorary pallbearers will be Fedelia & Robert’s family: Warren, Terri, Kevin, Ann Marie, Carrie, Frank, Lois, Tony, & Valeria, Marian’s family: Cinda, Verlene, Jeremiah, Rekal, Kyra, Shaniah, Mariah, Stefanie & George, Ina Mae’s family: Shawn, Marietta, Shayne, Cecelia, Carly, Ben, Lorlei, Adam Tyke, Kina, Naya, Juan, Avriel, Jonathon Sounding Side, Nolan & Daisy Warrior, Keanna, Ethan, & Tyson Warrior Melvin Blacksmith & family, Muriel, Erma, Wilma, Janet, Grant, Thomas, Emma, Wesley, Nathaniel Blacksmith, Rose Marie Yellow Horse & family, Monique Yellow Horse & family, Delphine Blacksmith & family, Jumping Bull Family, Jewel & Hugh John Blacksmith & family, Prairie Rose Blacksmith & family, Hilda Kills Small, Lynn  Tez Dreamer, Lynn Wilson, Jean Roach, Frieda Richard, Jolene Martin, Sherri Clifford, Leesa Peters-Mt. Gomery, Waysha Thomas, Rosebud Scott, Pam Starr, Bobbi Jo Tobacco, Salena Higuera, High Elk family, Lynn Gibbons, Maggie Ross, Meli Black Bear, Wilbur Flute, Sharon Two Bulls, Mary Ann Two Bulls, Shawn Little, Kathy Afraid of Bear, Murial & Teton Lakota, Edward Grace Two Hawk, Karen, Jason, Sheldon, Nova, Julie Blacksmith & family, Darrel Duffy, Sr. & family, Loretta White Whirlwind & family, Christina Lajtay & family, Corrine Brave & family, Jessie Two Bulls & family, Vanessa Prue & family, Hoksila, Kaymie, & Jodean Blacksmith, Running Shield family, Slides Off family, Carly Plenty Arrows, Randi Morrison, Latrell Plenty Arrows, Feleta Two Bulls, Pourier family, Cheyenne River Relatives, Ten Fingers family, Kirsta (Kenny) Blacksmith, Jake (Gail) Morrison, CeNedra Morrison, Latana Morrison, Clyde (Charlene) Blacksmith, Sarah (Jeremy) Blacksmith, Caitlin (Jensine) Blacksmith, Hunter Blacksmith, Lovie Blacksmith, Amber Blacksmith, Alisha Blacksmith, Bessie Blacksmith, Daniel Kills Small, Melanie Kills Small, Wyatt Blacksmith, Julie Blacksmith, Ian Blacksmith, Jude Little, Jr., Josslyn Little, Enzo Kills Small, Melissa, Joelle Janis, Jess Janis, Wylie Janis, Des (Hobe) Blacksmith, Kyle (Shaniah) Blacksmith, Drew Blacksmith, Kallen Blacksmith, Elias Blacksmith, Terri, Cheryle, Ron (Shauna), Lin, Corwin, Amanda, & Peta Blacksmith, LeBeaux Family, Jerome LeBeaux & family, Lenora Blacksmith’s family, William, Angela, Airik, Jacinda, Dar Walks Out, Aurelia Two Crow, Tom & Deb Cross, Kate Kindle, Connie Hopkins, Joe White Bear Claws, Gilson, Pam, & Theda Ten Fingers, Reet, Sister Barb, All grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, and All Friends & Relatives.  

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD