Karen Sue <I>Conkey</I> Amos

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Karen Sue Conkey Amos

  • Birth 22 Apr 1952 Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 1 Jul 2014 Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Claysville, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 132282189

Karen Sue Conkey Amos, 61, of Claysville, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Donnell House, Washington, following a four-month courageous fight with endometrial cancer.

She was born July 22, 1952, in Washington, a daughter of Sara Jane Conkey and the late Thomas Arthur Conkey.

Mrs. Amos was a 1970 graduate of McGuffey High School.

Most recently, she was employed with Marketing Support Network in Bridgeville as a data entry operator. In addition, she was a loving caregiver to her mother the past nine years.

Mrs. Amos was a member of West Alexander United Methodist Church and West Alexander Legion Auxiliary Post 656. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her two granddaughters.

She was a kind and caring woman who always put others first, and a wonderful friend to many.

On October 12, 1972, in Winchester, Va., she married Harold "Lee" Amos Jr., who passed away April 11, 2006.

Surviving, in addition to her mother, are a daughter, Michelle (Harry) Lea Moore; granddaughters Sarah Elizabeth and Emma Leigh Moore of West Alexander; sisters Betty Jane Thompson of Washington and Debra Kay Conklin of Claysville; brother Thomas Arthur Conkey Jr. of Washington; mother-in-law Roberta Amos of West Alexander; companion Doug Wilson of Claysville; and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased, in addition to her father and husband, is a daughter, Brandy Lea Amos.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Young Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 219 Main Street, Claysville, 724-663-7373, where services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 5. Burial will follow in Claysville Cemetery, Claysville.

Memorial donations may be made to West Alexander Legion Auxiliary Post 656, P.O. Box 32, West Alexander, PA 15376, or Magee-Womens Foundation, 3339 Ward Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Please reference gifts in memory of Karen Amos.


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  • Created by: Kenneth Neundorf
  • Added: 3 Jul 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 132282189
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Karen Sue Conkey Amos (22 Apr 1952–1 Jul 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 132282189, citing Claysville Cemetery, Claysville, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth Neundorf (contributor 47551515) .