Merle Amos, age 68, of Burkett, died Sunday, July 25, 2021 in Midland. Private family services will be held. Arrangements are entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home.
Thelma Merle Walker was born on April 25, 1953, in Coleman, Texas, a daughter of Andrew Walker and Jewel Doris Carey Walker. She grew up in Cross Plains where she also attended school. On August 1, 1970, she married Harold Amos in Burkett. Following their marriage, they lived in Fort Worth for two years, NE Texas for 10 years and Idaho for 16 years. In 1999 they retired and moved to Midland and then to Burkett in 2015. Harold died on November 29, 2018. She continued to live in Burkett until her health issues required that she move to Midland to be near her son, Toby.
Merle obtained her GED and attended business college where she studied to become a medical transcriptionist. She later worked at a convenience store in Midland and at two different call centers. Her most important occupation was being a devoted wife and loving mother to her husband and sons. She was a member of the Church of God International in Tyler, Texas. She was a strong advocate of the military and supported Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans of America. She was an ardent animal lover.
She is survived by three sons, Mike Amos and wife Kat of Yellow Pine, Idaho, Scott Amos and wife Anna of Boise, Idaho and Toby Lawrence Amos of Midland; one grandson, David Amos of Boise, Idaho; three brothers, Darrell Walker and wife Debbie of Odessa, Andy Walker and wife Kazuko of Abilene and Paul Walker of Odessa; one sister, Kathryn Wegzryn and husband Rich of Turtle Lake, Wisconson.
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