Lois Rackard Amos

August 2, 2022

Mrs. Lois Rackard Amos, age 90, passed away, Saturday, July 30, 2022, peacefully at her home, with family at her bedside in Spanish Fort, AL. She was born January 11, 1932 in Uriah, AL; and resided most of her life in Poarch, Al; until moving to Spanish Fort. Mrs. Amos was a proud member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. She retired from Vanity Fair Mills with many years of service.

Mrs. Amos valued her time she got to spend with her family. She loved animals especially her cat, Rufus. She enjoyed traveling, camping and being outdoors. She always had a variety of hobbies she enjoyed doing, bead work, pottery, painting, basket weaving, shell carving, sewing, quilting and making ribbon shirts.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie (Nancy Percy) Rackard, husband, Gladden Amos, two sons, Freddie Pugh, Russell Hayes, one daughter, Donna Lord, numerous brothers, and sisters.

She is survived by her two daughters, Debbie (Barry) Westbrooks, of Spanish Fort, AL; Joyce (Glynn) Hall, of McDavid, FL; one sister, Warnice Anderson, of Pensacola, FL; eleven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, special thanks to her loving caregiver, Kim Carnley with Martin in Home Care, LLC; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC. with Rev. Brent Pugh officiating.

Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday, August 4, 2022 from 1:00 PM until service time at 2:00 PM at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC.

Pallbearers will be Griffin Hood, Justin Westbrooks, Lane Hamlin, Lawson Hamlin, Mayson Ikner, and Brandon Byrd.

Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Pugh, Mitchell Brown, Sean Hayes, Stephanie Hood, Brylee Watson, Miranda Watkins, Brenna Hayes, Jenni Glover, and Jeremy Byrd.


One Response to “Lois Rackard Amos”

  1. Laura Cook on August 8th, 2022 11:57 pm

    Lois worked for me many years at Poarch and was a dear friend. I know she is in Heaven and enjoying her life again. She was one that anticipated every need and helped me so much. Loved her very much!

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