Doris Newton Amos

Published 5:05 pm Monday, August 2, 2021

Doris Newton Amos, 87 of Farmville, formerly of Arvonia, passed peacefully on Aug. 1. She was born, April 22, 1934 in Buckingham County, a daughter of the late Leake and Katie Newton Doris.

She was a retired executive secretary for the president of Arvonia Buckingham Slate Quarry. She was a member of Arvon Baptist church.

Doris was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 64 years, Earl Henderson Amos and son, Douglas Earl Amos.

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She is survived by sister, Barbara Jeanette Wood; brother, Roger Newton and his wife, Beth; grandsons, Brandon Amos and Jason Amos and his fiancée, Kristen Davis and daughter-in-law, Rosemarie Amos and many other family and friends

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 3 p.m. at Arvon Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.