Alice Mary Moss
Aug 31, 1941 - Jul 4, 2019
Alice Mary Moss, 77, of Arapahoe passed away at her home on Thursday, July 4, 2019. A rosary will be recited on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Great Plains Hall starting at 7:00 pm with the wake to follow at 20 East Great Plains Road. The funeral mass will be at 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, with Father Jim Heiser officiating. Burial will follow at Arapaho Catholic Cemetery in St. Stephens.
Alice Mary Spoonhunter was born on August 31, 1941 in Arapahoe, WY to Ward and Margaret (Gambler) Spoonhunter. She grew up on the Wind River Reservation, spending most of her time in Arapahoe. She attended Haskell Indian School in Lawrence. KS, graduating from there. She did attended Casper College for a time before returning to Arapahoe.
She was baptized into the Catholic Faith and was a member of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church.
On November 4, 1966 she married Leonard Ronald Moss, Sr. in Thermopolis, WY. On March 25, 1967 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Ethete, Alice and Leonard were married and recognized by the Catholic Church.
She worked for the Wyoming Senior Citizens 55+ program for two years before she worked as a Case Worker for Department of Family Services for ten years.
She enjoyed beading, sewing, going to the casino, making flowers, and cooking, especially for Sun Dance.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Leonard R. Moss, Sr.; sons, Gary Moss, Sr. and Leonard Moss, Jr.; daughters, Wardeena Moss, Angel Moss, and Mondonna Oldman; adopted sons, Jose Lockwood, Norman Bitsie Sr., Brian Williams, Sr, Tony Roman, Reuben Roman, and Bobbie Roman.; adopted daughters, Ava Glenmore and Fatima Addison; sisters, Bernice Miller and Florence Gambler; brothers, Harvey Spoonhumter, Marlin Spoonhunter, and Theron Spoonhunter; nieces, Karena Black, Karen Black, Kristina Black, Angela Black, Josephine Lewis, Alvinita Oldman, Janie Dodge, Peggy Spoonhunter, Beatrice Monroe, Trishanna Monroe, Claudia Lee, and Sheila Miller; nephews, Loren Shakespeare, Edd Shakespeare, Mike Black, Alfred Spoonhunter, Jr., Alden Spoonhunter, Stanford Spoonhunter, Ryan Spoonhunter, Ray Spoonhunter, Ron Mos, Delmar Duran, Jr., Cy Lee, Virgil Monroe, and Wesley Monroe, Jr.; adopted nephews, Carson Antelope, and Lydell Whiteplume; grandchildren, Thomas D. Moss. Sr., Dean Moss, Marlin Oldman, Gary T. Moss, Jr., Joseph Moss, Michael Ute, Adam Spoonhunter, Dale Moss, Jr., Rayna Oldman, Beauty Oldman, Modesta Blackburn, Chayne Moss, Janelle Warren, Shanoah Gardner, Angel Gardner, Wynnette Bell, Tara Bell, Jaidyn Bell, Christine Oldman, Angelina Bell, Alissa Bell, Sheila Moss, Katherine Moss, and Hailee Little Coyote; adopted grandchild, Kenzie Crawford and great grandchildren, Thomas D. Moss, Jr., Cheyleigh Moss, Tommy R. Moss, Tajia Moss, McKenzie Moss, Layton Crawford, Deja Moss, Laylene Moss, Alana Littleshield, Marzoe Oldman, Landen Moss, Octavian Aoah, Abriella Wadda, Skyla Wadda, Nova Wadda, Harper Wadda, Yesselyn Rodriguez, Raylana Means, Dreimr Means, Layla Posey, Aaliyah Posey, Liam Posey, Kendrick Posey, Adam “Howie” Spoonhunter, James Spoonhunter, Jasper Spoonhunter, and Rylan Warren.
She was preceded in death by parents, Margaret Gambler-Spoonhunter and Ward Spoonhunter; daughter, Lucy “Annette” Addison; sons, Dean Moss, Dale “Jerry” Moss, Sr., and Baby Joseph Moss; adopted sons, Dale Eagle and Dana Eagle; brothers, Stanley Spoonhunter, Sr., Alfred Spoonhunter, Adam Howard Spoonhunter, Alvin Spoohunter, Ponch Lonedog, Delmer Duran, Charlie Manderson, and Garrett Spoonhunter; sisters, Laura Lessert Shakespeare, Shannea Lessert, Joyce Duran, Joann Monroe, Alberta Lee, and Sarah Black; sister-in-law, Wilma Spoonhunter; nieces, Nancy Spoonhunter, Lorraine Monroe, and Almeta Monroe; nephews, “Grizz” Shakespeare, “Lil” Howard Spoonhunter, Lyle Black, Jr., David Black, Sr., Darwin Spoonhunter, Stanley Spoonhunter, Jr., Mike Spoonhunter, and Kenny Monroe; and grandchildren, Kenneth W. Crawford, III. Lil” Richie Lonedog, Stephanie Bell, Heaven Bell, and Duane Bell, III.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.