Volume 51, Number 38

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, September 18, 2014

Obituaries

Arthur Newton "Squirrel" Amonett
August 4, 1924 - May 10, 2009

BYRDSTOWN--Arthur Newton
“Squirrel” Amonett, 84,
1655 Cordell Hull Memorial
Drive, Byrdstown, passed
away Sunday, May 10, 2009
at his residence. He was a retired
postal worker.
He was born August
4, 1924 in Clinton Co.,
Ky., the son of Sampson
Van Amonett and
Maggie (Ferrell)
Amonett. He lived
most of his life in Pickett
County and was a
member of the Bloomington
Christian
Church and was a veteran
that served in WWII. He was
also a member of the Veterans
of Foreign Wars.
He was preceded in death
by his parents, his first wife
Clarice (Neal) Amonett; four
brothers Roy, Marvin,
Chester and Walter Hile
Amonett; and two infant sisters.
Surviving relatives include
wife, Maggie (Tompkins)
Cross Amonett, Byrdstown;
daughter, Barbara Rector and
husband Galen, Byrdstown;
two grandchildren Terri Rector,
Wade Rector and wife
Shannon; two great grandchildren
Peyton and Pacey
Rector, other family
members and a host of
friends.
Funeral services
were held May 12 at 2
p.m. from Bloomington
Christian Church
with Bro. Randall Sidwell,
Bro. Randy
Tompkins and Bro.
Ricky Cross officiating.
Burial was at
Amonett Cemetery. Pallbearers
were Jack, Randall,
Kenny, Scott, Larry, David
and Benny Amonett. Special
care was provided by Brown
Funeral Chapel of Byrdstown.
Brown Funeral Chapel

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