Amos King

October 23, 1926 - May 24, 2014 

Amos King

October 23, 1926 - May 24, 2014 

Obituary for Amos King

Amos King, age 87 of Alto, passed away Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center.
Born in Habersham County on October 23, 1926, he was a son of the late Peter L. King and Recie Martin King. Mr. King was a logger and of the Christian faith. He was a hard worker who enjoyed his animals and gardening.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Reece Lee King; brothers, Lem, Edward, and Allen King.
Surviving are loving wife, Henrietta Wiley King of Alto; daughters, Freenon “Sara” Canup of Young Harris and Ann Youngblood of Alto; sons, Harlon King of Suches, Baxter King, Dexter King, and Robert King all of Alto; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; brother, Max King of Alto; sisters, Gervis Taylor of Alto and Elizabeth Grier of Alto.
Funeral services are 2:00 pm Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Pastor John Graham and Rev. Jerry Luke officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion United Methodist Church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-8 pm on Monday.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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