Amy Surlet

Friday, August 30, 2002

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Amy Nell Surlet, 80, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Jan. 6, 1922, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Louis and Mary Jane Hedge Rhodes. She and Herb Surlet were married in July 1976. He preceded her in death.

Surlet was a member of First Baptist Church in Whitewater, Mo.

Survivors include five daughters, Martha LaVergne of Picayune, Miss., Betty Shuls of Georgetown, Fla., Judy Semkin of New London, Mo., Carol Jeffries of Villa Ridge, Mo., Cindy Diggs of St. Louis; two sisters, Genevia Dirden of Cape Girardeau, Loretta Crites of Whitewater; 16 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, a brother, a grandson, and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee after 4 p.m. Saturday.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the chapel. The Rev. Cliff Day will officiate, assisted by Gerald Jones. Burial will be in Crump Cemetery at Crump, Mo.