Clarence Albert “Butch” Amos, 91, a resident of Fort Worth, Texas, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 in Fort Worth. Clarence was born May 4, 1920 in Fredonia, the son of John Albert and Alice Logan Penn Amos. He was a 1939 graduate of Fredonia High School. Butch was a retired U.S. Air Force major, serving for 23 years. He was the most senior ordained Catholic Deacon of the Fort Worth Catholic Diocese.
On Nov. 17, 1941 in Fredonia, Clarence was united in marriage to Elizabeth “Betty” Fulghum. She preceded him in death in 2001.
Clarence’s survivors include a daughter, Terilee Steelman, of North Carolina; sons Stephen, Wimberely, Texas, Patrick, Plano, Texas, Daniel, Plano, Texas, Michael, Fort Worth, Texas, Christopher, Aledo, Texas, Peter, of Georgia; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be held at 3 p.m. today, Jan. 31 at the Sacred Heart Church. Inurnment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. A memorial has been established with the Sacred Heart Church or gifts to a local charity of the giver’s choice. Condolences for the family can be left at www.timmonsfuneralhome.com
Timmons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.