Marietta Big Hair Deputy
Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:20am admin
Marietta Big Hair Deputy, 87, of Crow Agency passed away March 16, 2017.
Isuuttaaahosh (Owns many Weasels) was born May 2, 1929 in Crow Agency, a daughter of Mary Old Rabbit and Jacob Big Hair. She was a member of the Piegan Clan, child of Ties In The Bundle and member of the Lion Juhah Church. She received her education at local schools.
Marietta married James Deputy on June 15, 1947 in Hardin and the couple made their home in the St. Xavier area. She worked as a cook all her life.
Her husband James Deputy; parents Jacob and Mary Old Rabbit Big Hair; son Marvin Spotted; siblings Paul Hill, Michael, Peter, Alouisous, Jacob Big Hair, Harriet Leider and Josie Big Hair; grandchildren John “Catfish” Yellow Plume IV, Kevin Lessard, Tyrel Takes Enemy, Franklin Martel III, Roylynn Rides Horse, Brett Martel Jr., Kaylee Takes Enemy, and Steven and Zachariah George; and her sons-in-law Gary Phelan Sr., John Yellow Plume III and Albert Chavez proceeded Marietta in death.
Survivors include her brother Lloyd Pickett; her children whom she loved dearly: Ella Chavez, Kenneth (Nancy) Deputee Sr., Alta (Isaac) Chavez, Jenny Phelan, Letty (Joe) Morgan Sr., Eugene (Rochelle) Deputy, Bernelle (Frank) Martel Jr., Ernestine (Jerry) Pretty Weasel Sr., Frances (Robert) Takes Enemy Sr. and Linda (Kenneth) Shawl; her Crow children Cordellia Big Man Little Light, and Paula and Owena Spotted Horse; her grandchildren whom she dearly loved: Kenneth Lessard, Rowena (Kevin) George, Thomasine (Jeff) Five, Ken (Shawna) Deputee Jr., Kendall Deputee, Amber (Isaiah) Stewart, Myers (Vera) Brien, Brent Yellow Plume Sr., Terrance (Nicole) Yellow Plume, Sean (Lorissa) Yellow Plume, Kyle (Stacie) Yellow Plume, Francesca (Jaime) Galaz, Darnelle Phelan, Cabbrina (Laramie) Plain Feather, Trixty (Les) Bird Chief, Trista (Savoy) Fog In The Morning, Gary and Merval Phelan, Tiffany (AJ) Espinoza, Joe Morgan Jr., Heather (Kyle) Plenty Hawk, Eugenia (Cordell) Bravo, Nathaniel (Ariel) Deputy, Alta and Joissa Deputy, Devin and Loinel Gros Ventre and Erin (Shawn) Boatwright, Brett (Malorie) Martel Sr., Roy (Catlyn) Rides Horse Jr., Tanner (Jamie) Rides Horse, Robert (Marcia) Takes Enemy Jr., Scott (Morgan) Takes Enemy, Cleone (Richard) Left Hand, Lashey, Micah and James Shawl; 117 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; as well as her extended family including the Smart Enemy, Old Horn, Old Coyote, Cashen, Big Lake, Knows His Gun, Hogan, Big Hair, Stevens, Sun Woman, One Goose, Bear Don’t Walk and Medicine families. Please forgive us if have forgotten anyone in our time of grief.
Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Crow Agency Spirit of Life Foursquare Church. Interment followed in the St. Xavier Mission Cemetery. Bullis Mortuary was entrusted with the arrangements.