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 Washakie Medical Center in Worland.
     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 Phoenix, Arizona.  The urge to return to Wyoming brought him back to Thermopolis where he ran his own repair shop for a time before going back to Ten Sleep where he worked for Russ Woods in the logging business in the Big Horn Mountains.
     While working on the mountain, he met his future wife.  He married Phyllis M. Pierson on June 4, 1949 in Buffalo.  They made their home in Ten Sleep and he started working on highway construction jobs in 1955.  He was an accomplished heavy equipment operator, and for many years was a foreman on the job sites.  He worked for Peter Kewitt & Sons, Lamb Construction, Nichols & Lewis, and others.
     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 Worland Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center following a battle with cancer.  She was 76 years old.
     Phyllis was born Jan. 28, 1933 in Buffalo, the only child of Milo and Olive (Smith) Pierson.  She was raised in logging camps on the Big Horn Mountains.  She met Millard Mabry (Scotty) Moses while he worked as a logger for her father.  The couple married on June 4, 1949 in Buffalo.
     Following their marriage she made her home in numerous towns in Wyoming and neighboring states while the family followed construction jobs.  In 1963 the settled back in Scotty's hometown of Ten Sleep.
     Phyllis left her unique imprint on people through the jobs she held.  As a "flagger", tourists to Wyoming would often visit with her while waiting at highway road projects, a true ambassador for the state.  Hunters from out of state would  often regale her with their hunting stories as she checked their game and hunting licenses while she worked at the Wyoming Game Check Station.
     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 Sheridan.
     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.