Amos Boatwright Sr.

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, February 26, 2003

By Staff
Mr. Amos Boatwright Sr., 88, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2003 in Chipley, Fla. He was a native of Old Texas, Ala. and a resident of Atmore for the past 39 years. He was retired from Swift Lumber Company and attended the Baptist church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Johnnie Mae Boatwright; three daughters, Barbara Sue Eddins, Debra Ann Boatwright and Donna Kay Boatwright and a grandson, Donald Ray Boatwright.
He is survived by four sons, Oscar Mack Boatwright of Freeport, Ill., James Rayford Boatwright of Atmore, Amos Boatwright Jr. of Jonesboro, Ga. and Ralph Boatwright of McCullough; three daughters, Janice Carolyn Adams of Range, Melba Jean Perkins of Northport, Ala. and Toni Morrow of Atmore; 25 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Woody Allison officiating. Burial followed at McCullough Cemetery with Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing. Pallbearers were Kenneth Boatwright, Dewayne Boatwright, Jimmy Boatwright, Amos Davis, Wes Walby and James Agerton. Alternate pallbearers were Scott Morrow and James Morrow. Honorary pallbearers were Jeffery William Boatwright, Clyde Edgar Johnson Jr., Michael Scott Boatwright, John Anthony Boatwright and Gerald James Boatwright.

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