Charles Edward “Sonny” Greenback, age 56, born to Jack and Audrey (Quapaw) Greenback in Miami, Okla., on Oct. 20, 1952. Sonny was found to of gone on to be with his mother and father on May 15 in Tulsa.
Sonny is survived by sisters, Martha Ann (Greenback) Hansford and Mary Louise Greenback-Burtrum, both of Quapaw, Anna Lee Newman Pope of Wyandotte, Okla., Paula Newman Lantrip of Oklahoma City and Barbara Sue Buergy Greenfeather of Tulsa, Okla.; one aunt, Jean Quapaw Bear of California, many nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
Sonny was a Quapaw tribal member and of Modoc, Peoria and Eastern Shawnee decent. Sonny was one of the last three with the most Quapaw blood.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 10 a.m. at the Quapaw Tribal Grounds with Leonard Smith conducting Indian rites and Geoff Buffalo officiating.