Amos, Tracy

Written by David Green.

Tracy Jane Amos, 47, of Adrian, Mich., died Sept. 16, 2012, at home surrounded by her family.

She was born Aug. 18, 1965, in Adrian, to Earl Andrew and Susan Jane (Stetten) Byers. She married Alan Dwayne Amos on April 7, 1982, and he survives.

Tracy enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren and her dog, Whiskey.

Besides her husband, Alan, Tracy is survived by her mother, Susan Byers; a son, Alan Amos II of Adrian; two daughters, Macy Amos of Brooklyn, Mich., and Sara Amos of Adrian; one brother, Earl Byers II of Adrian; three sisters, Tabatha (and Lonnie Tompkins) Giberson of Clayton, Mich., Tressa Arnold of Adrian and Tina (and James) Lyons of Hudson, Mich.; grandparents, Joe Shewman of Lansing, Mich., and Levina Shewman of Clayton; and grandchildren, Arianna May Amos and Logan Amos.

She was preceded in death by her father, Earl Byers; grandparents, Paul Byers, Wilma Allison, Barb Byers and George Stetten; one cousin, Andrew Byers; a niece, Olivia Morrow; an uncle, Roger Allison; and her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Margaret Ann and Joseph Andrew Amos.

Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday at Anderson Funeral Home in Adrian with John Rath officiating. Burial will follow in North Dover Cemetery. Visitation is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Anderson Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.

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