William Jewel Amos
William Jewel “W. J.” Amos, 84, of Fulton, Ky., died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Parkway Regional Hospital.
Services were held 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist church in Fulton, Ky., with the Rev. Jessie Johnson and the Rev. Cecil Maddox Jr. officiating. Burial was in Greenlea Cemetery in Fulton, Ky. Hornbeak Funeral Chapel of Fulton, Ky., was in charge of arrangements.
Amos was born Nov. 14, 1923, in Fulton County, Ky., son of the late Elliott and Angeline Cross Amos. He was the widower of Minnie Lee Clark Amos. He was a World War II U. S. Navy veteran, an insurance agent for the Golden Circle Life Insurance Co., a nightclub manager for the Sha-gra-la in South Fulton and the Big Hall in Martin, a truck driver for the Mayfield Feed Co. in Mayfield, Ky. and was a member of the Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Fulton, Ky.
Survivors include three daughters, Theresa Amos of Fulton, Ky., Pamela Marie Amos-Hill of Chicago, Ill., and Deborah (Boyce) Burns of Little Rock, Ark.; one brother, James (Mary) Amos of Abilene, Texas; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, William Jewel Adams Jr. and Michael Lewis Amos; one brother, Richard Amos; one sister, Anna Marie Starks; and one granddaughter, Phlice Burns.
Condolences may be left online at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.