LODGE GRASS - Georgia (Mama Geno) Not Afraid Little Nest passed away Feb. 8, 2003 in Billings. She was born Sept. 6, 1949 in Crow Agency to Edward Sr. and Ethel (Morrison) Not Afraid. She received her education in Lodge Grass.
She married Bernard Little Nest, Sr. in 1979 and the couple made their home in Lodge Grass. Mr. Little Nest died in 1988. Georgia was a member of the Lodge Grass Pentecostal Church of God. She was a member of the Peigan Clan and a child of the Greasy Mouth. She worked at the Lodge Grass Arts and Craft where she used her talents in knitting, beading and crocheting. She loved to sing and listen to gospel music.
Her parents, Edward and Ethel Not Afraid, Sr. and her husband, John Bernard Little Nest, Sr., precede her in death.
She is survived by her children, Robert and Kathy Brien, Jr., Hannah Little Nest Driftwood, John and Sarah Little Nest, Leslie and Garilyn Nomee, Dee and Loretta Nomee, Martha and Aaron Alden, Berthina Nomee, Bill Old Crow, C.J. (Jana) Not Afraid, Knute and Darreldlene Old Crow; as well as adopted children, Gary Jo Whiteman, Marie Jefferson, Claude Dawes, Jocelyn Falls Down, Tasha Nomee, Clement Nomee, Carlton Nomee, Jr. Clinton (Sarge) He Does It, Vince Black Hawk, Eli Stone, Marsha Not Afraid, Annie Couture, Gary Gardner, Pat Nomee, Elton Backbone, Janet Big Lake, P.J. Jefferson, Bobbi Jo Old Coyote, Grace Morrison, Tara Bird Stewart, Brian Blaine, Ethel Not Afraid, Eliza Not Afraid, Randy Not Afraid, Mark Nomee, Terra Medicine Top, Carrie Medicine top, Gwen Little Nest, Tanya Falls Down, William Driftwood, Sr. Chris Horn, Lewellyn Dawes, Victoria A. Hogan, Deserae Rock Above, Mary Ann Hogan, Sherri House, Barbara Amyotte, Carlene Jefferson, Felicia Nomee; her brothers, Ed (Shirley) Not Afraid and Alvin (Tina) Not Afraid; sisters, Adella Spotted Horse, Melvina Jefferson and Bertha (Paul) Nomee of Lodge Grass, Lorraine (Joe) Bear Cloud, Gail Redwolf; adopted father, Donald Stewart, Sr., adopted mothers, Frances Bends, Bonnie Hawk and Emma Don't Mix; adopted sisters, Sherrie Lou Laforge, Sharolyn Nomee, Shirley Stewart, Cora Teeth, Lavina Old Bull, Georgiann Pisano, Benadicta Day Child, Charlotte Spotted Horse, Magdaline Bonko, Delmyrne Yarlott, Linda Ten Bear, Marsha Brown, Rosella Stewart, Mary French, Donna Stewart, Marjorie Hoops, Janet Stewart, Nadine Dawes, Maude Williamson, and Tori Half; adopted brothers, Edgar Old Bull, Myron Old Bull, Robert Stewart Aaron Yarlott, Alvin O. Yarlott, Charles Yarlott, Francis Springfield and Marshall Left Hand; as well as aunts, Mary Carpenter, Caroline Morrison Miller, Julia Not Afraid, and Gloria Medicine Crow; uncles, Cyril (Flora) Not Afraid, Art (Lenora) Plenty Hawk, Star (Hazel) Not Afraid and Kenneth (Christine) Yellowtail; and numerous grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom she took as her own. She leaves an extended family and circle of friends too numerous to mention but not forgotten.
Mama Geno was well known for her sense of humor and her ability to stick with us through thick and thin. She left us to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She will be greatly missed.
Funeral Services will 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 in the Lodge Grass Catholic Gym. Interment will follow in the Lodge Grass Cemetery. Bullis Mortuary is entrusted with the arrangements.