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Stacy “King” Rose Walks, 40, of Crow Agency, Montana passed away May 5, 2023 at the IHS hospital. Ishtaleaxchiabia, “Squirrel Woman” is the Indian name given to her by her late grandmother, Philemon Five Crooked Arm. She was born to Cathy Walks and Thomas Chief Child, and was later adopted by her grandparents, Vincent and Mary Crooked Arm.
Stacy grew up in Crow Agency and received her education at Montana Youth Challenge in Dillon, graduating from there with the second class the first year. She was a member of the Catholic Church, the Greasy Mouth clan and a child of the Greasy Mouth, and a member of the Native American Church.
Stacy was a homemaker who loved to cook for her family and try out different recipes when baking cakes. She also helped her sisters and brothers by babysitting. She loved all her family and friends, especially her nieces and nephews. She also loved to playing Sudoku, drawing, coloring, beadwork, and writing.
Stacy is preceded in death by her mother, grandparents, brother Varian Brien Crooked Arm, sisters, Stella Walks, Feshia Crooked Arm, Coretta Fighter, Danny Rose Half, nieces, Mary Deggef Walks and Faith Deputee, nephew Lyric Pretty Paint, uncles, Crawford Reed, Gary Boyer, John Fighter, auntie, Laura Jean He Does It, grandmothers, Genevieve Knows the Ground, Catherine LaForge, Adelia Walks, grandfathers, Benito, Charles Martin and Floyd Walks, great-grandmothers, Annie Walks and Philemon Five Crooked Arm.
Survivors include her father, Thomas Chief Child, son Tomas (Aaleijah) Chief Child; brothers, Wayne (Pearl) and Timothy (Alta) Chief Child, Myers Brien, Jr., Joey and Nathaniel He Does It, Sonny (Callie) Bouyer, Woody (Marquel) and Daniel Brien, Vincent (Zipporah), Charles (Shannon) and Isaiah (Keyonna) Walks and Allen Jarvis; sisters and her best friends Emily Big Man, Nina Bouyer, Georgette (Anda) BindinGround, Karlen (LaChelle) Big Hair, Vasina (Daniel) Scott, Tamara Pretty Paint, Adelea (Kevin) Monroy, Danielle (Daidrian) Old Elk, Marshea (Nilliana) Kills onTop, Bailey Brien, Whitney (Tylis) Bad Bear, Shanna Costa, Ari (Marvin) Falls Down, Nadia (Yvonne) Little Light, Jr., Danette Half and Fallen Costa; her aunties Sarah (Clyde) Red Woman, Jody He Does It, Vera (Myers), Sr., Alfredine (Eddie) Brien, Sr., Jennifer (Bruce) White, Nora Walks, Michelle Moccasin, Mandy (Danny) Plain Feather, Cheryl (Levi) Yellowmule, Bertha (LaGrant) Black Eagle, Karan and Tina Takes Enemy, Elsie Half, Johnann Hogan, Sherilyn Nomee, Lorna and Loren Big Hair and Rosie (Dale) Crooked Arm; uncles Bryan (Olanda) Crooked Arm, Carl (Jodene) Big Hair, Preston (Maria) Onion, Everette (Kenny) Walks, Garner (Vandy) Bouyer, Blain Bull Tail, Conrad (Marla) Stands and Allen Plain Bull; grandparents Pearl (Larry) Tobacco, Raphelle Real Bird, Helen Old Coyote, Vera Half, Twila Grant, Lena Brown, Roseleen (Ronnie) Yellowmule, Verlie Walks Over Ice, Stella Not Afraid, Alfred (Roberta),Tommy and Clinton Walks, John and Gary Buffalo and Adrian Bird.
Extended family include the Left Hand, Alden, Backbone, Bear Below, Bird, Not Afraid, Don’t Mix, He Does It, Medicine Horse, Hugs, Iron, Brown, Bull Over the Hill, Half, Little Owl, Reed, Pickett, Falls Down, Other Medicine, Birdinground, Old Coyote, Old Horn, Walks, Old Elk and Little Light. We would like to thank the nurses and doctors at St. Vincent Healthcare and Crow IHS for the care they gave our beloved daughter, Stacy “King” Walks. A’ho.
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