Berda Catherine Amos

Published 11:28 am Friday, June 10, 2011

Berda Catherine Amos died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at River Region Medical Center. She was 73.

Ms. Amos attended Bowman High School and was a member of Mount Hebron Baptist Church in Bovina.

She worked at The Valley department store and at an insurance company before starting at Westinghouse in 1967. She served as union steward and treasurer for the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. She retired from Cooper/Crouse Hinds Lighting after 32 years of service.

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She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Amos and Roberta Brickley Amos; four brothers, James “Jack” Amos, Benard Amos, Abraham Amos and Aubrey Amos; and three sisters, Henrietta Amos Pilate, Geneva Amos Jackson and Lucille Amos Brown.

Survivors include two daughters, Berda Ann Amos of Vicksburg and Tangie Amos Neal of Saginaw, Mich.; one sister, Mary Lee Robbins of Vicksburg; one brother, Simon Amos of Vicksburg; three grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Baptist Church, Bovina, with the Rev. Willie White officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery, Bovina. Visitation will be from 1 until 7 tonight at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home with family present from 6 until 7 p.m.