Jerri Jean Buffalomeat known to her friends and family as JJ. passed from this life on November 27, 2023, at the age of 13, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
JJ was born on July 22, 2010, in Clinton, Oklahoma the daughter of Wylan Buffalomeat, Sr. and Courtney Anne Pratt. JJ grew up and attended Woodland and Hominy Public Schools.
JJ was loved by everyone. She was active in sports especially basketball. She enjoyed playing video games, making TikTok's and spending time with her friends. JJ is a proud citizen of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma and the Osage Nation. She is from the Zonzoli District and her Osage name is Oh -Tseh Nah-Zhi means "Standing Pretty."
Survivors are her mother Courtney Anne Pratt; brothers Wylan Buffalomeat, Jr, Terrance Buffalomeat, Oliver Buffalomeat, Jace Pratt and Tucker Pratt; sisters Katherine "Katie" Buffalomeat, Dayna Buffalomeat, SweetRaine Bigheart and Meckenzie Bigheart. Maternal grandmother Patricia (Barnes) Pratt, uncles Michael E. Pratt, Jr., Nelson Buffalomeat, aunts Kristen Pratt, Nikki Jo Pratt, Angela Pratt and a host of other relatives and friends.
JJ was preceded in death by her father Wylan Buffalomeat, Sr., maternal grandfather Dr. Michael E. Pratt, Sr. PhD. paternal grandfather Frank Nelson Buffalomeat, paternal grandmother Louise Whitehorse and aunt Katherine Jean Pratt.
Traditional Osage services will be held at 8:00 am, Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at the Hominy Indian Village Community Center with Eddy RedEagle, Jr., officiating. Catholic Mass will be held at 10:00 am at the St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Gade officiating services. Burial will be held in the A.J. Powell Memorial Cemetery at Hominy, Oklahoma. Powell Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements. Friends and family may visit an online guest book and memorial page for JJ at www.powellfuneralservice.com.