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Yazzie Bigman, 88, of White Cone passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Taylor, surrounded by loving family. Funeral services will be held at 10 o’clock (MST) this morning (Sept. 13) at the Tse-Bii-Otseel Bible Church in White Cone. Interment will follow at the family plot in White Cone.
He was the son of the late Bigman Nez and Widow Bigman.
Yazzie was a former medicine man, who helped many throughout the Navajo Reservation. He loved to tell stories and jokes, and was a great mechanic.
Survivors include his eight children, Maggie (Charles) of Eagar, Bernice (Robert) of Holbrook, Laverne (Dickie) of Snowflake, Diane (Wallace) of Snowflake, James of Whitecone, Jimmy (Laverne) of Springerville, Harinda (Dan) of Taylor and Alfred (Eunice) of Eagar; 10 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Phoebe Bigman; a daughter, Louise; and a son, Larry.
Owens Livingston Mortuary of Snowflake was in charge of the arrangements.Bigman,Yazzie