Marjorie Nomee Hoops (Indian name baa a heesh meaning Owns Many Things), 75 of Lodge Grass passed away peacefully on Dec. 16, 2017 at the Billings Clinic surrounded by family.
Marjorie was born to Paul Nomee, Sr. and Gretchen Bull Weasel on March 4, 1942 in Pryor and received her education at Lodge Grass and Pryor Public schools. She earned her GED through the Crow Adult Education Program. She married Sam Hoops Sr. on Dec. 17, 1965 and the couple moved to Fort Worth, TX in 1966 participating in a relocation program and later returned to Lodge Grass. Marjorie was a faithful member of the Pentecostal faith, a member of the Ties the Bundle Clan and a child of the Greasy Mouth Clan.
Her parents, daughters Evelyn Hoops and Kelsey Bird in Ground; son Melton Hoops; grandsons Champ Nomee, Ryder White Hip Jr. Isaiah and JJ Morning; brothers, Lewellyn, John, Paul Jr. and Carlton Nomee, Sr., John Belo Alden, Arnold “Lucky” Coyote Runs and James White; sisters Ramona Back Bone, Daisy Bright Wings and granddaughter Angel Jefferson LaFrance preceded her in death.
Marjorie’s survivors include her husband Sammy Sr.; sons Victor (Fray) and Brendan Nomee, Samuel (Cindy) Hoops Jr. Patrick Amyotte, Scott (Lauren) Medicine Horse, Clement (Mary) Nomee, Benjamin (Rebecca) Bright Wings and Gerald (Arlene) Black Bear; daughters Casiray (Dion LaFrance) Nomee, Samantha Hoops, Verena (Jr.) Dust, Geraldine Schenderline, Linda Hinton, Mary (Henry) Little Light, Janice (Thomas) Morning, Laura (Manford) Gardner, Cathy (Wayne) Not Afraid, Georgiann (Paul Matt Jr.) Tina (Robert) Stewart, Mary (Aaron) Yarlott and Prudence Alden (Jeff) Yellow Owl; brothers Robert and Chester (Sharolyn) Nomee, Gayle (Mary) Three Irons, Bruce White, Henry Bright Wings, Stanley Pretty Paint, Kenny (Karen) St. Marks; paternal uncle Edward Little Light; sisters Josephine (Ben) Stands, Veronica (Brewster) Pretty On Top, Bonita Hawk, Ardith (Lloyd) Hogan, Barbara Lee Comes Up, Mary Lou (Heywood) Big Day, Edwina Venne, Claudette, Elna, Ferol Black Hawk, Dorma (Ellerd) Takes Enemy, Jessica, Naomi, and Andrea Costa, Marlene Walking Bear, Debbie Pretty Paint, Leota Belcourt and Nelvette Siemion; adopted brother Arnold (Coretta) Jefferson adopted sister Rebecca Stovall and Verea Costa; grandchildren Sunshine (Geoffrey) Eastman, Stephen, JrWayne and Ivan Not Afraid, Andrew and Tony Little Nest, Pierre Matt, Jeanette and Eva Hoops, Robert and Jennifer Gun Shows, Tia and Josiah Pickett, Rynalle (Larry) Flying, Dorcas (Clement) Janis, Leah (Tyson) Gros Ventre, Henrilynn Little Light, Rhea, Isaiah (Kylie) and Trey (Hope) Dust, Chanel,. Nehemiah, Champ LaFrance, Thomas, Tracy, Tommie, Tawny and Tomcho Jefferson, Evan Hoops Mountain Sheep, Cowboy Hoops and Ladawn Nomee; 16 great grandchildren. Her extended family include the Nomee, Bull Weasel, Hawk, Pretty Paint, Reed, Stewart, White and. Her Rocky Boy families. Our family is large; if we have missed you please accept our apology.
Wake services will be held 7:00-11:00 pm Thursday in the Crow Agency Multi-Purpose Building. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 22nd at 11:00 am the Multi-Purpose Building and burial will follow in the Lodge Grass Cemetery. Bullis Mortuary has been entrusted with the arrangements.