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From: Farrah Newberry <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 2:30 PM
Subject: Passing of Dr. Henry Amos
To: GA Milk Producers <[log in to unmask]>


Dear GA Dairymen,
Henry E. Amos, passed away peacefully on February 9th , 2017, surrounded by
his wife and children. His impact on the lives of many students and the GA
dairy industry is far-reaching.  Those that knew him remember him as a
kind, tender-hearted professor that cared for those he taught while at UGA.

*Obituary and Funeral Information:*
Born August 20th, 1941 in Bowling Green, KY, he was the son of the late
Henry Estill and Mary Ellen Davis Amos. He was preceded in death by his
brothers, Roger Davis Amos and Billy Thomas Amos. He graduated from Western
Kentucky University with a B.S. in agriculture in 1962. He received his
doctorate from the University of Kentucky in May of 1964. He was employed
at Western Kentucky as well as the USDA at Richard B. Russell Center before
accepting a Research/Teaching position in the Department of Animal and
Dairy Science with the University of Georgia. During his tenure at UGA, Dr.
Amos served as the graduate advisor for 16 M.S. and PhD. students. Henry
was an active member of Tuckston United Methodist Church, the Becomer’s
Sunday School Class, Clarke-Oconee Cattlemen’s Association, UGA Aghon
Society, and the American Animal/Dairy Science Association.

In April of 1969, Henry married Wanda Barlow of Bardstown, KY. They have
two children: Stephen E. Amos and his wife Jennifer and their daughter
Mariellen of Watkinsville, GA & Dawn M. Smrekar and her husband Jacob and
their children, Christian and Victoria of Rock Hill, SC.

A celebration of Mr. Amos’s life will be held Saturday, February 11, 2017
at 2PM at Tuckston United Methodist Church. A reception will follow. Rev.
James Mooneyhan and Rev. Bill Jackson officiate. The family will receive
friends from 5:30 until 7:30 on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the funeral
home.

The family wishes to express their gratitude for the overwhelming love and
support of
Tuckston United Methodist Church, Avery Place and Gentiva Hospice.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Tuckston United
Methodist Church Building Fund.

Lord & Stephens East is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com

-- 
Farrah Newberry
GA Milk Producers, Inc.
706-310-0020 <(706)%20310-0020>
gamilk.org



-- 
Christa Steinkamp
Georgia Agricultural Education
Curriculum & Technology Director
216 Four Towers Building, UGA
Athens, GA 30602
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www.gaaged.org
706.552.4460 ofc
706.552.4462 fax


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