Alvy W. Moss Sr.
Alvy Willie Moss Sr., 86, of Olivehurst died Sept. 25, 2006, at Rideout Memorial Hospital,
Born in Lex, Neb., he was a Yuba-Sutter resident for 60 years.
He was a heavy equipment operator.
Serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he was awarded five Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal and the European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign Medal.
Survivors include six sons, Alvy W. Moss Jr., Harold R. Moss and Monty Odom, all of Olivehurst, Tim Odom of Marysville, Jesse Odom of Live Oak and Don Snow of Waterville, Wash.; three daughters, Ella Pate of Marysville, Dorthy Perkins of Oregon House and Wilma Carter of Fortuna; four sisters, Ilene C. Tucker, Veta Ethel Dodson and Alma May Hall, all of California, and Nadine M. Stover of Oregon; three brothers, Wayne Keith Moss of Nebraska, Mervin E. Moss of New Mexico and Eugene R. Moss of Iowa; 29 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; 38 great-great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wives, Irene Childers and Evelyn Snow; a daughter, Margie Moss; four sons, Boyd Odom, David Odom, Tom Snow and Gordon Snow; five sisters, Lucille A. Henry, Eva G. Mitchell, Dorothy M. Nichols, Violet E. Rich and Virginia A. Moller; and two brothers, Melvin L. Moss and Harold E. Moss.
Services: Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel in Gridley. A graveside service is scheduled at 10 a.m. Monday at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery, 2023 Highway 99, Gridley.