2017-04-20 / The Holy Road

Jeffrey Lynn Curry, Jr.

Jeffrey Lynn Curry, Jr. was born on July 26, 1983 in Pine Ridge, SD to Jeffrey Curry, Sr. and Deb (Has No Horse) Bad Milk. Jeffrey made his journey to the Spirit World on April 8, 2017 in Kyle, SD.

Jeffrey is survived by his mother, Deb Has No Horse of St. Francis, SD; step father, Richard Bad Milk of St. Francis, SD; children, Jeffrey Curry III of St. Francis, SD and Wakinyan Curry of Santee, NE; brothers, Tate Curry of Sioux Falls, SD, Curtis Palmier of Rapid City, SD, Roby Wade of Martin, SD and Brian Red Bear of Lincoln, NE; sisters, Lynette Has No Horse of Rapid City, SD, Leah (Bad Milk) Roberts of Omaha, NE, Lisa and Misty Palmier, both of Rapid City, SD, Amber Palmier of Colorado, Nakina Yellow Hair, Cassie Has No Horse, and Amy Richards, all of Allen, SD, Pearl Red Bear of Hannibal, MO and Janeen Jackson of Martin, SD; uncles, Albert Curry, Sr. of Kyle, SD, Gino Curry, Elmer Sanchez and Arthur Has No Horse, Jr., all of Allen, SD; aunts, Wilma Colhoff of Pine Ridge, SD, Devona Lone Wolf of Martin, SD, Faith Richards of Allen, SD, Arlette Has No Horse of Wanblee, SD, Julia Has No Horse of Rapid City, SD, Tanya Priestly of New York and Mari Curry of Las Vegas, NV; grandfather, Arthur Has No Horse, Sr. of Yellow Bear, SD; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jeffrey was preceded in death by his father, Jeffrey Curry, Sr.; grandmothers, Priscilla Plenty Arrows (Has No Horse) and Beatrice Cottier; grandfather, Albert Curry, Sr.; brothers, Moses Red Bear, Arlan Bissonette, and Calvin Bissonette; and aunts, Waneta Lone Wolf and Yvonne Has No Horse.

A two-night wake service was held for Jeffrey at 3:00 PM, Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the American Horse School in Allen, SD. Funeral services took place at 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the American Horse School in Allen, SD., with Pastor Tim Wardell officiating and traditional Lakota services conducted by Mr. Warren “Guss” Yellow Hair and Mr. Jonathan Long Soldier. Burial services concluded at the Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, Allen, SD.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD.

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