by Erik Spencer Hill
Mr. Lee Roy “Buddy” Amos, 80, of 216 Eastway Lane, Graham, entered his journey with the Lord Saturday, November 3, 2012, at the Hospice Home in Burlington after a brief illness.
A native of Stokes County, Mr. Amos was the husband of Sharon Amos, who survives, and the son of the late Moir Amos and the late Lettie Hawkins Amos. He was the step-son of the late Vivian Amos.
Mr. Amos served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He formerly worked for the Greensboro Fire Department and owned Amos Beauty Salon. He retired from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture where he was an inspector for the Department of Weights and Measures.
Mr. Amos was a member of Rankin Baptist Church in Greensboro. He was a Mason, Shriner and a member of the Royal Order of Jesters since 1964.
In addition to his wife Sharon, of the home, Mr. Amos is survived by two children, Rick Amos and his wife, Cindy, of Pawley’s Island, S.C., and Melissa Amos of Graham; one stepson, Shannon Hughes of Charlotte; one grandchild, Dustin Lee Smith of Graham; one sister, Lorene Corns and her husband, Max Nance, of High Point; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Robin Hughes.
The family received friends at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. Other times they will be at the residence.
A memorial service was held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the Rich and Thompson Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Steve Joyce. Burial was in Graham Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance County, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
Online condolences may be made at www.richandthompson.com.
Mrs. Vivian J. Hamlin, 92, beloved mother and grandmother, of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Pilot Mountain, N.C., passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem. A native of Edwardsville, Ill., she was born to the late George C. and Blanche D. Joseph.
Brent Lee Wall ended his struggle with cancer on Friday evening, November 2, 2012, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem with his family and friends at his side.
Brent, owner of BJ Shoes in King, was born July 22, 1958, to the late John Thomas (Jake) Wall and Peggy Hall Wall. Brent was a graduate of South Stokes High School and Guilford College. Brent played sports at South Stokes High. Later he coached football in the King community and was a very active sponsor of all sports in the community.
Brent leaves a loving mother; three brothers, Rick (Donna) Wall of Davidson, Craig (Vickie) Wall and Randy (Becky) Wall of King; numerous loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and many friends.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at Slate Funeral Home in King. The Rev. Gerald Jones officiated. Music was furnished by Ralph and Rex McGee. The family received friends after the service.
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