Millard M. "Scotty" Moses, Obituary,
The Ten Sleep Pioneer, Worland, Wyoming, April 25, 2003, page 3.
Funeral services for Millard M. "Scotty" Moses, 78 were held Saturday, April 26 at the Ten Sleep Methodist Church with the Rev. Sam Hayes of St. Mary MagdalenCatholic Church officiating.
Burial followed at the Ten Sleep Cemetery with American Legion and V.F.W. Posts providing graveside military honors.
Scotty died Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at
Scotty was born July 13, 1924 in Ten Sleep to Millard Fillmore and Fae Virginia (Caines) Moses. He was raised and schooled in Ten Sleep where he graduated from high school.
After graduation, he entered the U.S. Navy and served in the South Pacific as an Electronics Mate 3rd Class. Following his discharge, he used his naval training work ina electrical repair shop in
While working on the mountain, he met his future wife. He married Phyllis M. Pierson on June 4, 1949 in
Scotty retired after 45 years and pursued his love of geology and gem stones. He also researched his family history. That led him to becoming a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Mayflower Society. He was a member of American Legion Post #44 in Worland and the National Rifle Association.
Scotty is survived by his wife Phyllis M. Moses of Ten Sleep and Charles P. (Karen) Moses of Arlington, Texas; two daughters, Jacqueline (Justin) Leath of Cody and Faye I. Rankin of Sacramento, California; one brother, Justin Moses of Sacramento, California; one sister, Faye Virginia Bell of Salt Lake City, Utah, nine grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Phyllis M. Moses, Obituary, The Ten Sleep Pioneer, Worland,
Wyoming, June 20, 2009, page 2.
TEN SLEEP --- Longtime Ten Sleep resident Phyllis M. Moses died on June 17, 2009 at
Phyllis was born Jan. 28, 1933 in
Following their marriage she made her home in numerous towns in
Phyllis left her unique imprint on people through the jobs she held. As a "flagger", tourists to
She worked as a cook in the area where her homemade style of cooking made it into many local cafes and mountain lodges. She was renown by her grandchildren for her endless supply of "best ever" sourdough pancakes.
Phyllis was active in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) as a member of the Chief Washakie Chapter, serving as the Regent, Chairman of the American Indians Committee, State Librarian and was their chaplain at the time of her death. She received state recognition for her efforts in the afghans and lap robes project for the VA Hospital in
She was active in the Ten Sleep VFW Auxiliary where she was president in 2002. She also was dedicated to the Ten Sleep Helping Hands Club and the Ten Sleep Lioness Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband Scotty in 2003.
Phyllis is survived by her children Michael A. Moses of Ten Sleep, Patrick L. Moses of Pavillion, Charles D. (Karen) Moses of Centennial, Colo., Jacqueline (Justin)Leath of Cody, and Fay I. Ranking of Sacramento, Calif. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 20 at 1:30 p.m. at the Ten Sleep Methodist Church with Fr. Donald H. Krebs of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Churchofficiation. Burial will follow at Ten Sleep Cemetery.
Veile Mortuary of Worland is in charge of the funeral arrangements.