Patricia Ann (Red Hat) White Eagle
Patricia Ann (Red Hat) White Eagle was born September 2, 1966 at Clinton Indian Hospital in Clinton, OK to William Wayne and Emma Annie (Curtis) Red Hat. She departed this life on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Southard, OK at the age of 51.
Patricia went to school in Longdale, OK where she attended grade school then later transferred to Byng High School in Ada, OK for 4 years where she graduated. Patricia married George White Eagle Sr. in 1983 at Ada, OK. They resided in Ada, OK for four years where she conceived her first and second born, Denise White Eagle and George White Eagle Jr. The family then moved to Longdale, OK where they made their home with four new arrivals to her family, which include Spencer Ray White Eagle, Matthew Jacob White Eagle Sr. , Daniel Arron White Eagle Sr. and Sonya Pauline White Eagle. Patricia worked for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Headstart at Canton from 1990 to 2006 as a teacher. She later worked for Lucky Star Casino at Canton, OK. She loved having cookouts with her husband and kids. She loved her family dearly and playing at the casino.
Patricia is survived by her husband George Dennis White Eagle Sr.; three sons, George White Eagle, Jr., Daniel White Eagle, Sr. and Matthew White Eagle, Sr.; two daughters, Sonya White Eagle and Denise White Eagle; one brother, Steve Red Hat and wife Monica; three sisters, Eva Big Medicine and husband Joe, Zola Old Bear and husband Ronald and Pamela Red Hat; and 26 grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by father, former Cheyenne Arrow Keeper William Wayne RedHat Sr.; mother Emma (Curtis) Red Hat; son Spencer Ray White Eagle; two sisters, Marilyn Rose Red Hat and Minoma Koshiway; four brothers, Edward Red Hat, Luther Red Hat, Albert Red Hat and former Cheyenne Arrow Keeper William Wayne Red Hat, Jr.
Patricia will be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. George and Patricia were happily married 35 years. A traditional all-night wake service began at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Canton Native American Gymnasium. Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm., Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the same venue with Rev. George Akeen, Jr. and Rev. Diana Russell officiating. Interment followed in the Cantonment Cemetery west of Canton Lake under the direction of Pierce Funeral Home, Canton, OK. Condolences may be made online at www.piercefuneralhomes.com.