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Salemtowne Smith Saal after service
1000 Salemtowne Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Monday, Aug 30, 2010
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Salemtowne Smith Saal
1000 Salemtowne Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Monday, Aug 30, 2010
3 p.m.
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Janet Outten Amos
Apr 18, 1921 - Aug 27, 2010
Salemtowne, Winston-Salem, NC
Winston-Salem – Janet Outten Amos died Friday, August 27, 2010 at Salemtowne.

She was born to Everett W. and Blance Porter Outten on April 18, 1921. She graduated from Liberty High School in Bethlehem, PA and from Moravian College for Women in 1943. After college, she beame an Assistant in Office Accounts and Finances at Moravian College and Theological Seminary. On June 15, 1946 she married Richard F. Amos, a Moravian minister. They served many Moravian churches: Friedberg-Enterprise; Central Church, in Bethlehem, PA; Bethania-Olivet; Ardmore; Friedland and Home Church. After retirement she kept Home Church as her home congregation. She was very active in Women’s Work, Choir and Sunday School in these pastorates of her husband. She traveled with him to Nicaragua for a six weeks preaching mission tour in 1957; on a mission tour of Barbados, St. John, St. Croix and St. Thomas in 1967; and to Herrnhut, Germany in 1981 for the Unity Synod of the Moravian Church. She was past president of the Thursday Morning Music Club; past president of the Winston-Salem Woman’s Club and member of the Winston-Salem Oratorio Society, the Singers’ Guild Chorale and the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, PA. Through the years she worked for the Moravian Church Treasurer’s office, the Harris Vault Company and the Imperial Vault Company. She and her husband, who died on January 30, 2000, lived in Salemtowne, the Moravian Retirement Community. Janet served on the Board of Trustees of Salemtowne and on the Finance Committee and the Board of Trustees of Home Moravian Church.

She is survived by a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. T. K. Amos, a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends in churches served, plus her family at Salemtowne.

Following a private interment at God’s Acre, the memorial service will be held at Salemtowne in Smith Saal on Monday, August 30, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Carl Southerland officiating. Visitation will follow the service at Salemtowne.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Moravian College and Theological Seminary, Bethlehem, PA 18018 or to Salemtowne, the Moravian Retirement Community, 1000 Salemtowne Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

         

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