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Theresa Edna Moss

Oct 24, 2013 Staff

Theresa Edna Moss, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 46 years old.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Great Plains Hall in Arapahoe. Interment will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery in St. Stephen's. A wake will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Great Plains Hall.

Theresa Edna Moss was born Nov. 8, 1966, in Lander, the daughter of Leonard Joseph Moss Jr. and Elena Jean Gould.

She attended St. Stephen's schools, Flandreau Indian School in South Dakota, Central Wyoming College and Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.

She worked as a CNA at the Wyoming State Training School and Wind River Health Care Center. She also was a ShoRap Firefighter and a basketball coach at St. Stephen's School.

Her family said she participated in all the Arapaho ceremonies. She also helped cook for the numerous powwow committees and was an Eagle Woman.

She loved beading, playing basketball, running, riding horses, barrel racing, attending family events, and watching her grandchildren, nieces and nephews in their sporting events. Her family said she also loved Jesus and enjoyed crocheting, cooking and was the best bread maker.

She is survived by her father, Leonard Moss; adopted mother Buckie Richardson-Burnette; sons Gregory James Oldman (Jessica Eagle), Clarence Daniel Oldman and K'lyne Kain Guina; godson Melvin Villa; daughters Little Raven Oldman (Ira Jenkins), Robin Theresa Oldman-Teran (Tyrel) and Shae-Lynn Dawn Oldman; goddaughter LeAnn Brown; grandparents Joseph and Lillian Chavez Jr.; adopted grandmother Marion Coen; grandchildren Charles Rob Oldman, Josette Rose Oldman, Messiah Dresser, Amanda Lelah Jenkins, Halle Erika Robinson, Elianna Duran, Dredyn Duran, Chopi Iron Cloud, Kencin Brown, Tanner Shakespeare, Zyrin Washington, Jayde Harrington, T.J. Steven Harrington, Kiara Coen, Britt McNair, Kaeler Blackburn, Paisley Blackburn, Ezekiah Brown, Shawn Jay Monroe, Jordan Timbana, Daylon Timbana and Kailynn Timbana; sisters JoAnn Moss, Ann (Delmont) Shakespeare, Salome (Ricky) Blackburn, Francine (Crocky) LoneBear, Orlena Killsontop, Zola Killsontop, Julene Todd, Nadine Bixby, Vonda Wells, Vernissa Jorgenson, Krista Whitewolf, Duelynn Whitewolf, Marie Ann (Ben III) Snyder and Rochell Moss (Lindy) Freeman; brothers Jesse Moss, Shawn Moss, Skeeter Moss, Joseph Moss, Preston Moss, Ryan Gambler Sr., Kealear C. Harrington, Willard Wells, George T. Wells Jr., Woodrow J. Wells, Bryson Whitewolf, Algene Gould, Carlton Gould, Leonard J. Moss III and Richard Christian Jr.; uncles and aunts George and Eunice Moss, Willard Gould, Wayne Arthur Sr., George Wells Sr., Bob Coen, Theresa M. Wells, Emogene Wells, Haroldine Whitewolf, Marion Scott, Joann Arthur and Adal Croshaw; nieces LeAnn Brown, Lacey Brown, Lexus Brown, Larae Brown, Nikki Shakespeare, Jamay Blackburn, Marie LoneBear, Leah LoneBear, LaTonya Killsontop, Krissa Killsontop, Tessa Killsontop, Tressa Jorgenson, Makena Armajo, Daeshawn Ute and Jacinta Edmo; and J.W. Brown, Chief LoneBear, David LoneBear Jr., Gerald Gambler, BryLee Shakespeare, Ricky Blackburn Jr., Delmont Shakespeare Jr., Troy Timbana, Steven Monroe, Rick Edmoe Jr., Buster Gambler, Kesley Gambler, Brandon Whitewolf, Kendrick Killsontop, Kenneth Ute, Keith Armajo, Richard Christian III, Richard Brown, Leslie Todd, Cameron Todd, Lamont Brown, Rock Bixby and Sam Bixby.

She was preceded in death her mother, Elena Jean Gould Moss; grandparents Clarence and Edna Moss and Theresa Whitewolf; brothers Tater Moss, Jerome Gambler Jr. and Leslie Gould III; sisters Yvonne Moss, Marlissa Jorgenson and Isabella Wells; aunt Maxie Ann Moss, Pearl Brown, Ruth M. Arthur and Pearl Brown; uncles Leslie Gould Jr., Steven Arthur and Lamont Arthur; and Margaret Moss Salazar, Gery Killsontop, Verle Killsontop, Pierre Killsontop, Royce Killsontop and Jedediah Brown.

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at

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