FORT BELKNAP - Priscilla Jean Flying Jackson, 36, whose Assiniboine name was Eagle Feather Woman or Wam-ni We-yah-ga We-yah, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, at Northern Montana Hospital due to liver failure.
The funeral service will be today at 11 a.m. in Chief Nosey Center at Lodge Pole. The wake service will begin at 5 p.m. today in Chief Nosey Center.
Priscilla was born on Nov. 27, 1969, in Havre to Duane and Barbara (Stanley) Flying. She was raised by her grandparents Irvin and Dora Flying, and attended schools in Harlem. Priscilla worked with a seismograph crew all over the Western United States. She enjoyed rodeos very much and was considered to be a cowgirl. Her hobbies included cooking, children, watching the wild horse race at rodeos, and country music. Her favorite country artist was Hank Williams Jr. Priscilla was always working or watching out for the underdog.
Her grandparents, Irvin and Dora Flying, Uncle Kenny Dean Cochran and a brother, Trevor J. Standing Horn, preceded Priscilla in death.
She is survived by her father, Duane Flying of Harlem; mother, Barbara DuBois of Box Elder; grandmother, Bessie Piapot of Rocky Boy; children, Dustin Flying, Yolanda Flying Ereaux, Jacob Flying Ereaux, all of Rocky Boy, and Christopher Flying of Seely Lake; husband, Clarence “Indian” Jackson of Frazer; brothers, Harlen Flying of Wolf Point, Sheldon Flying of Billings, Duane Flying Jr. of Great Falls, Leonard Stanley and Curtis Stanley of Havre, Aldin Stanley Jr. of Box Elder, and Travis Standing Horn of Billings; sisters, Amanda Flying and Amber Flying of Fort Belknap, Loretta Stanley of Billings, Chantell Stanley of Havre, and Linda Stanley of Box Elder; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.