MELISSA LYNN “ANNIE” BIRD/BULL PLUME passed away on June 27, 2021. Melissa was born to Doreen Bird and the late Allen Douglas Bull Plume on April 25, 1983 in Cardston, AB. Melissa’s nickname was “Annie.” Family and friends knew her by and called her Annie most of the time. She was a kind hearted, gentle, loving daughter, mother, sister, and Auntie. She loved her children unconditionally. She was always so happy to see family and friends. Annie cherished every moment with her children, family and the many friends she had. Melissa will be greatly missed and forever loved by her mom Doreen Bird; children, Trevis Bird (Kara), Mariah Crying Head, Tyler Crying Head, Shawn Bird, Joan Little Shields; siblings, Douglas (Laura) Iron Shirt from Piikani, Gale Bird, Jason Bird and Darren Iron Shirt from Piikani; nieces and nephews, Sativa (Triston, Owen, Eli), E.J., Steve, Ebony, Cinda (Skyler), Jasilyn, Jaylyn, Mason, Jayna, Makayla,, Jayvon and Joley from Piikani; aunties and uncles, Jessie Calf Tail, Doris Bird, Moreen Bird, Francis Cutter, Gary Bird (Joyce), Henry Bird (Rosemary), Wilfred Bird and all her relatives from Heart Butte, Montana. Many friends she gained in life. Melissa, “Annie,” is predeceased by her father Allen Douglas Bull Plume; son, Levi; grandparents, Dan and Alice Bull Plume from Heart Butte, Montana, Billy and Annie Bird; aunties & uncles, Freida Bird, Beulah Bird, Rex Bird, Winston and Pauline Bird, AJ Bull Plume, Trent (DJ) Iron Shirt from Piikani, and relatives from Heart Butte; sister, Crystal Bull Plume, and cousins, Travis, Wee Boy, Sheldon, and Virgil.
The Family Service will be held on Thursday, July 8 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at Legacy Funeral Home. The Wake will be held on Thursday, July 8 from 5:00 pm - Midnight at Jesse Calf Tail’s residence. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, July 9 at 11:00 am at Jesse Calf Tail’s residence. Interment to take place in Blood Band Cemetery.