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Camilla Council

Camilla Jean (Ams) Council, 89, of Union City passed away 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the Obion County Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Mark Lambert and Brother Henry Callison will officiate. Burial will follow in Brownsville Cemetery near Hickman, Ky.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Bowman, James Luker, Gene Baggett, Parker Kendall, Dustin Pollard and Mason Vancleave.
She was born March 19, 1930, in Fulton County, Ky., daughter of the late William Wallace and Wilma (Donnell) Ams. She married Vollie Junior Council on July 10, 1949. He preceded her in death Oct. 30, 1995.
She had been employed at the former Salant & Salant in Union City and was a homemaker. She was a member of David’s Chapel Baptist Church.
She is survived by four daughters, Carolyn Tidwell and Vollie Boehms (Ray), all of Troy, Joyce Baggett (Gene) of the Crystal community and Rosanna Bowman of Union City; two sisters, Patricia Russellburg of Evansville, Ind., and Norman Sue Council of Bradenton, Fla.; 11 grandchildren, Tracye Jowers (Larry) of the Crystal community, Angie Kendall (Kelvin) of Hornbeak, Amy Dickson (Robert) and Melissa Cantrell (Jason), all of Texas, Regina Vancleave (Cory) of Martin, Pamela Luker and James Luker, both Kenton, Gene Baggett Jr. of Hickman, Christopher Bowman of Nashville, Nyanza Luker, Jillian Bowman (Tasha), all of Union City; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Ann Jackson of the Crystal community; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Homer Luker; her son-in-law, Pete Tidwell; three sisters, Gwenda Jo Ams, Mary Dean Ams and Linda Impson; and four brothers, George Donnell Ams, William “Bill” Ams, Dale Ams and Gerald Ams.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website:

Published 5.13.19