William “Bill” Eugene Amos

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, January 22, 2003

Services for William “Bill” Eugene Amos of Brookhaven are 11a.m., Friday, Jan. 24, at First Baptist Church Chapel in Hazlehurstwith burial in Hazlehurst Cemetery. Stringer Funeral Home inHazlehurst is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Thursday from 5-9 p.m. at First Baptist ChurchChapel.

Mr. Amos, 72, died Jan. 20, 2003, at University Medical Centerin Jackson. He was born on Jan. 31, 1930, to Paschal “Shoat” andMittie Lee Amos. He was a resident of Hazlehurst for 70 years.

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He was a retired self-employed plumber. He was a member of ofFirst Baptist Church and a former member of Shady Grove BaptistChurch. He served 11 years in the Army.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his brothers, TomAmos, Charles “Hooker” Amos, Buster Amos, and Frank “Tiny”Amos.

Survivors are his wife, Ernestine J. Amos; his son and his wife,Billy and Judy Amos of Brookhaven; his daughter and her husband,Elisabeth and Russell Mann of Calhoun, Ga.; his sister, BlancheWood of Hazlehurst; his brother, Robert “Pete” Amos of Thomasville,Al.; and his grandchildren, Jarod Amos, Lori Amos, Julie Kirklandand Russell Mann Jr.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 749,Hazlehurst, MS 39083 or the Baptist Children’s Village, P.O. Box27, Clinton, MS 39060.