Billy Amos

The Rev. Billy Lane Amos, 85, of Hamburg, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. He was a concrete contractor, an ordained Baptist Minister and was a member of Eden Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Margaret Holmes Amos; a son, Ricky Amos; his parents, Bill and Fannie Woods Amos; two brothers, Lawrence Amos and Grover Amos; and three sisters, Lena Findley, Feddie Murphy and Hildred Livingston.

Survivors include his sons, Micky Amos and wife, Norma, and Danny Amos and wife, Helen; his daughters, Polly Clark and husband, Johnny, and Sharon “Sam” Amos and Norman Lee Swan Jr.; a bonus son, Dale Adams; and a sister, Helen Knight, all of Hamburg; 18 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were 2 p.m, Feb. 12, at the Zion United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gene Gregory and the Rev. Buddy Boykin officiating. Burial followed in the Zion Cemetery.

Pallbearers were his grandsons and his great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Zion Cemetery Association, c/o Rita Pogue, 211 Ashley Road 467, Hamburg, AR 71646.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.

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The family would like to say a special “Thank You” to Ashley County Medical Center Home Health and Arkansas Hospice for all their love and care.

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