Catherine Amos

    Mary Catherine Amos, 92, of Andrews, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in a Murphy care facility.
    She was a native and lifetime resident of Cherokee County. Catherine was a homemaker and member of Valleytown Baptist Church.
    She was the daughter of the late Gordon Wilson Sr. and Glennie Powers Wilson, and wife of the late Clyde S. Amos Sr., who died April 10, 2002. She was preceded in death by a sister, Janice Holloway; and three brothers, Gordon Wilson Jr., Keith Wilson and Carroll Wilson.
    Surviving are three daughters, Helen Ruth Phillips and husband Lane of Andrews, Sandra Joyce Jenkins and husband Kerry and Darlene Scroggs and husband Giles, all of Marble; two sons, Clyde Amos Jr. and wife Sharon of Hendersonville, and David Amos and wife Lisa of Ball Ground, Ga.; a sister, Lois Waldroup of Andrews; 12 grandchildren, six step grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and six step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in Valleytown Baptist Church with the Revs. Harold Stiles and Eric Byrd, and John Cook officiating. The interment will be in Valleytown Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Cook, Tony and Donnie Ray Bradley, Alan Morgan, Mike Allison and David Stalcup. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl West and Ronnie Bradley.
    The family will receive friends from 1-2:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Valleytown Baptist Church prior to the services.
    Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews, is in charge of all arrangements.
    An online guest register is available at

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