In Loving Memory Ruby Big Hair

Ruby Takes Gun Half-Big Hair 64, of Crow Agency went to be with the Lord on July 6, 2017 in the Billings Clinic. “Daaniiluabasaalakush, One Who Wins Many Parades” given to her by her grandmother, May Takes Gun Childs. Ruby was born April 21, 1953 in Crow Agency, MT, the daughter of Robert Half Sr. and Lorena Mae Morning. She received her education in St. Xavier Mission, St. Xavier, MT; Pierre, South Dakota and United Tribes in Bismarck North Dakota. She Married the love of her life in 1980 (Al Big Hair Jr). Ruby work in Crow Detox Center and was a homecare provider in 1995 until 2012. Then later worked for the Crow Senior Citizens until her death.  Also, very well known for her amazing bead work and craftsmanship. She has friends as far as Arizona and Australia (Steve, Margy, Craig and Maggie.)
Member of the Piegan Clan and was a child of the Bad War Deeds. She cherished her time when beading and participating with her family members in parading during the Crow Fair Celebration. She was an avid horsewoman.
Her parents; sisters Baby Marie and Brenda Half; brothers Danny, Jasper, Robert, Frank, Ettings Half and Arnold Costa Sr. preceded Ruby in death.
Survivors include her husband of 36 years Aloyisous Big Hair Jr.; her sons Jasper (Remi) Half Sr and Alwade Half; her daughters Rebecca, Roberta and Candace Birdinground, Aldean (Leo) Good Luck Jr., Rena Sees the Ground, Dorcus and Joni (George Morrison) Big Hair; her sistersIva (Rudolph) Shane, Mary Jane Birdinground, Carlotta Half, Corliss Iron, Donna Jefferson, Sandy Medicine Horse, Mary Big Day, Clarice Denny, Loretta Three Irons, Michelle (Johnny) Wilson, Nicole Cadena, Andrea and Ann Costa, Roberta (Paul) Spotted Horse, Alfredine (Mike) Takes Enemy, Kay Tobacco, Victoria (Myron) Falls Down, Kathleen White Clay, Minerva (Mike) Tucker, Teresa (Danny) Brien, Ann, Mary (Tom Wartenslaben) and Janice Snell, Beverly (Ron) Grambling, Sharon (Roger) Reohl and Aretha Hoops; her brothers Greg (Dorcella) Half, Kenny (Julane) Ward, Paul and Curtis Morning, John Snell, Melvin Pretty Paint, Bruce and Raymond House; aunts Edith (George) Reed, Carol (John) Bullinsight, Ethelene Hoops, Tana Olete, Leda Falls Down; her uncles Sammy and Jerry Hoops, William (Donna) Falls Down, Dexter (Roxanne) Falls Down, Adlie (Norma) Falls Down. She cared for many of her nieces and nephews, in particular Crawford Birdinground, Gina (Alex) Reed, Jennifer (Robert) He Does It, Rudolph (Adrian) Shane, Eric (Casey) Birdinground, Isaac (Amanda) Birdinground Jr; Abram, Sabrena, Nicole, Joey, Clint Corey Half, Cameron, Jess, Jasper Half, Ivy Birdinground, Monte Rides the Bear and Joni Half, Jerrilyn Half, Racina, Ettinge, Staci (Patrick) Alden, Tawny Little Owl, Tawny Half, Coe (Carmel) Half, Dalaney (Brydon) Rogers, Ralph, Victor, Garrett, Lisa, Boots and Spurs Costa, and many others she loved. Grandchildren; Hailey and Harper Half, Robby Couture and Colton Leider, Guthrie Deputy, Sethalee (Darrin) Singer Jr., Gabrielle Little Owl, Heidi (Carl) Alden Jr., Laine (Katelyn) Little Owl.  Her extended family including the Half, Takes Gun, Long Tail, Fog In the Morning, Snells, Good Luck, Black Hawk, Bull Tail, Dancing Bull, Jackson, Meyers, Stevenson, Sylvester, Hawks, Hoops on the Forehead, Hunts Arrow, House, Bear Crane, Round Face, Smart Enemy, Rides Horse, Not Afraid, Bull Chief, Denny, Stump, Old Coyote, Old Horn, Standing Rock, Pretty Paint, Moccasin, Falls Down, Three Irons, Big Man, Wallace, and Real Bird Families. Our Family is large, if we have missed you please accept our apology. 
Bullis Mortuary has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Funeral Mass Tuesday July 11, 2017 at 10:00 am in the St. Dennis Catholic Church in Crow Agency. Interment will follow in the Crow Agency Cemetery.

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