Funeral service for Mr. Charles Dwight Amos, age 84, of Elora, TN, will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Oakley Baptist Church. Burial will follow next to his wife, Edna Amos, in Elora Cemetery.
Mr. Amos was born on September 22, 1933 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Harvey Jordan and Sarah Lucille McGee Amos. He retired from U. S. Army Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal as a system analyst and enjoyed retirement as a chicken grower for Tyson Foods for 30 years. He served in the United States Army and was a Deacon at Oakley Baptist Church. Charles Amos passed away on March 16, 2018 at his residence.
Survivors include daughters, Carol Brothers and husband Andy of Chapel Hill, TN, Brenda Showalter and husband Michael, and Betty Amos all of Elora; son, Charlie Amos and wife April of Elora; grandchildren, Cortney Tankersley and husband James, Rex Brothers and wife Jill, Hunter Brothers and wife Corley, Amanda Sewart and husband Lee, Matthew King and wife Jillian, Forrest King and wife Michelle, Clay Gill and wife Whittney, Jessica Tittsworth, Brandon Amos and fiance Collin, and Dalton Amos; great-grandchildren, Colman Brothers, John David Tankersley, Andi Leigh Tankersley, River Brothers, Zion Brothers, Duke Brothers, Preston Stewart, Jackson Stewart, Easton Stewart, and Carson Stewart; and brother, Max Amos and wife Denise. In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Amos was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Mott.
Visitation with the family will be at 5 PM until 8 PM on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047 or online at https://www.lbda.org/go/honormemorial-gifts.