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Molton Jr., Lt. Col. William - Altus  
Lt Col (retired) William Molton, Jr., 76, of Altus, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at his home. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 at the Kincannon Memorial Chapel with family and friends sharing comments. Memorial services and cremation services have been entrusted to the Kincannon Funeral Home. William was born Aug. 23, 1938 in Detroit, Mich. to William and Ivy (Simpson) Molton. He graduated from Central High School in Fort Wayne, Ind. in 1956. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. William enlisted in the United States Air Force in April of 1959 and served in Vietnam as a combat flight navigator. His distinguished 29 year military career included Officer Training School, Combat Aircrew Training, Technical Instructor Training, Navigator Airdrop Mission C-141, Basic and Advanced Navigator School. His leadership skills were exemplified as he served as Chief Navigator, Unit Flight Examiner Navigator, Chief Combat Tactics Instructor, Wing Emergency Action Officer, Squadron Commander and Flight Planner. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal with 13 Devices; Air Force Commendation Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon with Six Oak Leaf Clusters; National Defense Service Medal; Air Force Overseas Long Tour Ribbon with One Device; Air Force Overseas Short Tour Ribbon; Air Force Training Ribbon; Vietnam Service Medal with One Device; Air Force Presidential Unit Citation with One Device; Air Force Outstanding Unit Award With Five Devices; Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross With Device and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. Lt. Col. Molton retired from the United States Air Force in June of 1988. A grateful nation thanks him for his service to his country and his efforts to provide the freedoms we enjoy today. Following Mr. Molton's military career he continued working with Flight Safety at Altus Air Force Base from 1989 until 2001 when he retired. William was of the Christian belief and enjoyed traveling, playing chess, playing bingo and trips to Las Vegas with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Beverly. He is survived by his wife Ann; two daughters, Delicia Sorensen and husband James; and Debra Teinert; one son, Barry Molton and wife Wanda; six sisters, Frances, Monica, Charlene, Aletha, Noel and Carol; six brothers, Curtis, Milton, Tommy, Earl, Lavon, and Charles; seven grandchildren, Ryan Molton, Justin Molton, Jake Sorensen, Reina Sorenson and James Sorenson, IV, Colton Teinert and Yvonne Kline and husband Avery; many Air Force and Flight Safety coworkers, friends, family and neighbors. Additional parking for the service is available behind the funeral home, Best Western to the South or Western Sizzlin' to the North. Family and friends unable to attend may log on to 30 minutes prior to the service, click on the "Live Services" tab to view the live webcast of the funeral. Online tributes may be made at
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Published in Altus Times from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2015
Molton, William - Altus  
William Molton, 76, of Altus, died today, July 29, 2015, at his home. Services are pending with Kincannon Funeral Home.
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Published in Altus Times from July 29 to July 30, 2015
Mosley, William W. (Bill) - Mangum  
William W. (Bill) Mosley, 89, was born July 3, 1926 at White Flat, to Thomas E. and Mary Francis (McBrayer) Mosley. He passed from this life on July 24, 2015 in Mangum. He was reared at Reed, OK, and graduated from Reed High School in 1943. He and June McCulloch were united in marriage on January 16, 1948 at Wellington, TX. They had been married 63 years at the time of her death in 2011. They had two sons Garland (Butch) Mosley and Randy Mosley. Bill served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Matanikau from Feb. 24, 1944 to May 9, 1946. After he and June were married, they made their home in Reed, White Flat, and Lake Creek where they engaged in farming. He pastored the Sulphur Missionary Baptist Church at Reed, OK 1964-1972. They moved near Loop, TX, in September 1972, where he pastored the Ashmore Baptist Church for approximately 20 years. He also served on staff at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Lubbock, TX for eight years. In May 2000, they returned to Greer County and made their home in Mangum, OK. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Lubbock, TX, and attended and preached at the Sulphur Missionary Baptist Church, Reed, OK He is survived by two sons, Garland (Butch) Mosley of Lake Creek, OK; Randy Mosley and his wife Gloria of Snyder, OK; three grandchildren, Debbie Reed and husband Ivan of Chickasha, OK; Barry Mosley of Holdenville, OK; and Brandon Mosley of Choctaw, OK; five great grandchildren, Jordan, Luke, Conner, Walker, & Reagan of Chickasha, OK; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife June Mosley; his parents, Thomas E. and Mary Francis Mosley; two sisters, Juanita Carpenter and Rhonda Carter; and one brother Thomas E. Mosley Jr. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 AM atthe First Baptist Church in Mangum with Bro. Jeremiah Sargent officiating. Interment will follow at the Roselawn Cemetery in Mangum. OK, under the direction of Fails Funeral Home in Mangum, OK Online tributes may be made to the family at
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Published in Altus Times from July 28 to July 29, 2015
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