2018-01-11 / The Holy Road


Sherilyn Brown Eyes “Olepi Win” was born on June 20, 1974 in Pine Ridge, SD to Erroll “Scotty” Brown Eyes and Genevieve Chase In Sight. Sherilyn made her journey to the Spirit World on January 3, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN.

Sherilyn is survived by her father, Erroll “Scotty” Brown Eyes; mother, Genevieve Chase In Sight; son, Robert “Tokeya” Negron, Jr., daughters, Chantel Lynn Nestell and Brooklyn Christina Cannon; significant other, Dominic Yellow; sisters, Lena (Will) Peters, Marlene Piper, Belva Thunder Hawk, Priscilla (Rich) Hill, Jennifer (Wes) Cottier, Riva Red Feather, Tesse Chase In Sight, and Natasha Bullantine; brothers, Phillip Piper, Sr., Michael Piper, and Gentry Ribitsch; and grandmother, Sylvia Yellow Thunder.

Sherilyn was preceded in death by her grandparents, Phillip & Lucy Brown Eyes and Gus & Bernice (Sits Poor) Chase In Sight; uncle, Joe Brown Eyes; aunts, Louella Brown Eyes, Shirley Brings, and Jeanette Caldwell; sister, Chamblis He Crow; brothers, Robert Thunder Hawk and Baby Joe Brown Eyes; nieces, Kerry Lynn Peters, Victoria Piper, and Kayla Lou Matthews; and grandson, Quannah William Peters.

A two-night wake service was held for Sherilyn starting at 4:00 PM, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Wakpamni CAP Office in Pine Ridge, SD. Funeral services took place at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Wakpamni CAP Office in Pine Ridge, SD, with Pastor Don Belile officiating, and traditional Lakota services conducted by Mr. Pete Swift Bird, Jr. Burial services concluded at the Brown Eyes Family Cemetery, Slim Buttes, SD.

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

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