Philomena Big Lefthand, “Soena’ hane’e – Kills Through the Enemy Woman” age 62, of Lame Deer, MT was called home to heaven on June 22, 2012. She was born at Crow Agency, Mt January 2, 1950 to Albert Americanhorse and Evelyn Littlemouth Americanhorse. Philomena married Edwin Big Lefthand, they lived together until he passed away. Later she met Verlin Foote who was her companion until the time of her accident. In her younger days she attended boarding school at Busby, MT through the 10th grade and later received her GED. She was baptized at the Busby Catholic Church and was a homemaker and loved the outdoors.
Philomena is survived by her companion Verlin Foote and her children; two sons Kevin J. Whiteman and Darrell Whiteman Sr. and one daughter Jennifer R. Seminole Killsnight all of Lame Deer,MT; her grandchildren Darrell Jr., Brittany, Anthea, Atheana, Kanea, Darlyn and Native Whiteman, Jaden Seminole, Tonya Littlehead, Delmaria Shoulderblade, Larisa Killsnight, Destiny Tallwhiteman, Latisha, Yazzie, Kelly and Tommy Nightwalker, Katelyn, Alvin Jr. and Madison Big Lefthand and Mariah Big Lefthand; 16 great grandchildren and two brothers Leonard Americanhorse and Algene Littlesun. Her extended families included are the Solis, Littlemouths, Grays, Whitewolfs, Rockroads, Two Moons, Hisbadhorses, Whistling Elks, RoundStones, Birdchiefs, Wolfnames, Evans, Birdhats, Rednecks, Littlewolfs, Bradys, Tallwhitemans, Tallbulls, Red Cherries, Littleheads, Walkslasts, Morrisons, Spottedelks, Kellums and Whitecranes. We are sorry to those who we may have missed your names.
She was preceded in death by her parents Albert & Evelyn Americanhorse, a son Percy Whiteman, sisters Catherine Americanhorse and Eva Tallwhiteman and brothers David Trusty and Micheal Bryant.