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Connie Amos Thurston
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Birth: unknown, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 2011
Virginia, USA

Connie Amos Thurston, 64, of Salem, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 2, 2011. She was a health and physical education teacher for Salem and Roanoke County Public Schools for 31 years, and was a long-time and proud member of the Alpha Delta Kappa Teachers' Sorority. Connie was an active member of the West End Presbyterian Church in Roanoke. She loved camping, playing cards with her Canasta friends, and traveling. Preceding her in death were her parents, Lawrence McCoy and Mary Jane Arthur Amos. Her surviving family includes her loving husband of 44 years, David L. Thurston; son, Daryl L. Thurston and fiancée, Christine E. Whitehead; daughter, Jessica L. Thurston and boyfriend, Zachary C. Carmen; brother, Richard McCoy Amos and wife, Jean; and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Gerald Schertz and the nursing staff at Blue Ridge Cancer Care, and Carilion Hospice. A period of visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. in the John M. Oakey & Son Chapel in Salem. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 11 a.m., also in the chapel. Interment will follow at the Amos Family Cemetery in Boones Mill. Pastor Tony Ward will officiate. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Connie's name to either the American Cancer Society at 2840 Electric Road, Suite 106-A in Roanoke, Virginia, or to the West End Presbyterian Church at 1200 Campbell Avenue, SW in Roanoke, Virginia 24016. The Thurston family is being served by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem, 540-389-5441.

Published in Roanoke Times from January 3 to January 4, 2011 
Amos Family Cemetery (Boones Mill)
Boones Mill
Franklin County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Randy Shepherd
Record added: Jan 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63659693
Connie <i>Amos</i> Thurston
Added by: Randy Shepherd
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 Added: Jan. 2, 2011

 Added: Jan. 2, 2011

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