Marilyn Amos

    Marilyn Anita Amos, 65, of Marble, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Park Ridge Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn.
    Marilyn was born Dec. 17, 1951, in Andrews, to the late Rev. Ralph Postell and Juanita Hicks Postell.
    She was a member of Second Baptist Church in Murphy, and owner and operator of Marilyn’s Catering Service.
    She enjoyed cooking, fishing, camping, working in her flowers and most of all spending time with her grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by brothers, Morris Postell, Norris Postell and Mike Postell.
    Survivors include her mother, Juanita Hicks Postell; husband of 46 years, Wayne Amos; daughter, Kim Roberts; son, Greg (Joye) Amos;  grandchildren, Aaron Roberts, Alex Roberts, Chase Roberts, Caleb Roberts, Luke Amos and Sam Amos; brothers, Alan (Rose) Postell, Richard (Evelyn) Postell, Jimmy (Cindy) Postell; sisters, Barbara (Wayne) Baine, Rebecca (Vader) Campbell; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Red Marble Baptist Church with the Revs. Calvin Murphy, Ralph Barnard and Larry Shope officiating. Interment followed in Red Marble Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Johnny Postell, Tony Campbell, James Hooper, Scott Postell, Chris Postell and David Rivenbark. Honorary pallbearers were Adam Postell, Travis Postell, Chris Baine and Nathan Campbell.
    Arrangements were entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.
    You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at

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