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Sassite "Sassy" Underwood

May 15, 2006 - Jun 14, 2023

Funeral services for Sassite “Sassy” Underwood, 17, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 19, 2023 at Blue Sky Hall.  Interment will follow at Sage Redman Cemetery.  A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, June 18, 2023 at the Yellowplume residence, 708 Rendezvous Road with a wake to follow.


Miss Underwood passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 in Riverton, Wyoming.


Sassite Marion Underwood was born on May 15, 2006, daughter of Marland Patrick Underwood, Sr. and Stephanie Marie Armstrong in Billings, Montana. She attended Arapaho Headstart, Arapahoe Elementary and Middle School, and The Charter High School. She was of the Catholic Faith.


Sassy enjoyed basketball, wrestling, football, skate boarding, fishing, hiking, hunting with friends, teasing, joking, are and was very creative in writing poetry.  She loved basketball and the following was written by her Coach for many years and Principal, Katie Law:


Katie stated Sassy loved to skateboard, play football, wrestle, and track. She loved singing the morning announcements at school and participating in the school’s cultural activities. She volunteered for the food distribution and campus clean up. She was in a croup called Bring Change to mind, she was an ambassador for Heritage week. She was a very competitive individual. She stated one day they played musical chairs, and she knocked the teacher off the chair. Katie said “I loved her very much”.


Survivors include her parents, Stephanie Armstrong and Marland Underwood, Sr.; grandparents, Marla Deale, Marty (Aldene) Underwood, Jerome Underwood and family, Jody Jorgenson, Tish Underwood and family, Kay Underwood, and family, Geraldine Underwood, Alicia Underwood and family, Karen Trosper and family, Becky (Tim) Mutte and family, Cecelie Armstrong, Janice Yellowplume-Goggles and family, Clarina Yellowplume and family, Kyran Yellowbear and family, Alta Yellowplume and family, Cletus Yellowplume (Cassandra), Kelly (Pinky) Loneman and Keith Chavez; great grandparents, Julia Whiteman and family and Laverne Hutchinson and family; brothers, Bryce Armstrong, Donovan Underwood, Jonathan Underwood, Zachary Bell, Bazil Underwood, Marland Underwood, Jr., and Jeremiah Underwood, sisters, Jada Underwood, Shye A. Goggles, Mynoma Armstrong and Silver Armstrong; uncles, Marlow (Sara) Underwood, Jason (Paula) Armstrong, Eric Armstrong and Tyson Headley; aunts, Renee Headley and family, Carmen Headley and family, Nira (Skeeter) Youngchief and family; niece, Ava Dodge; extended families: Headley, Quiver, Pedro and Armstrong; Wyoming families of Underwood, Redman, Willow, Oldman, SunRhodes, and Deal(e ), Mutte, Lapahie, Cohoe, Sandoval, and Wayman from New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and South Dakota.


She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Homer Armstrong; great grandparents, Royce (Hattie Quiver) Yellowplume, Clyde & Nora (Roman Nose) Armstrong; grandma, Cordelia Yellowplume; grandpa, John Yellowplume; paternal grandparents, Pat Underwood, Martin and Philomina Underwood, and Leroy and Virginia Deal; uncles, John “Catfish” Yellowplume, Houston Headley and Austin D. Goggles; aunts, Kelly Antelope and Philana Underwood; and numerous members of the Underwood, Redman, Willow, Oldman, and SunRhodes families of Wyoming, Deal(e), Mutte. Lapahie, Cohoe, Sandoval, and Wayman families of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and South Dakota.


If we failed to mention anyone, please know it was not intentional, it has been a trying time.


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Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Crematory, and Monuments.