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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
Thursday December 23rd, 2021
12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
Thursday December 23rd, 2021

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East Tennessee Cemetery
Thursday December 23rd, 2021

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Janet Ruth Bishop McAmis

Janet Ruth Bishop McAmis, 83, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 20, 2021, Holston Valley Medical Center. She was a member of Reservoir Road Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dora and Kelly Bishop; stepfather, Ben Ryans; her husband, Don McAmis; and brother, Jim Bishop.

Janet is survived by her son, Jeff McAmis and wife Kathy; stepdaughters, Donna Fleming and husband Joe, and Pam Butcher and husband Steve; grandchildren, Hannah McAmis and fiancé Dustin Short, Austin McAmis and Joanna, Addy Grace McAmis, and Jodee Fleming; great-grandsons, Samuel McAmis and Avery McAmis; sister, Irene Conkin; stepsister, Judy Lane and husband Gerald; stepbrother, Larry Ryans and wife Margaret; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and her devoted caregiver for the past two years, Judy Scalf, that provided loving care that enabled her to remain at home until recently.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at Holston Valley Medical Center 3rd Floor, Wilcox Hall, and Ballad Hospice.

The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Gene Mullins officiating.

Burial will follow at East Tennessee Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to Reservoir Road Baptist Church, 1817 Seaver Rd, Kingsport, TN 37660.

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Sympathy Gift courtesy of Angela Boatman. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Janet Ruth Bishop McAmis.

Angela Boatman Dec 23 2021 12:01 PM

Jeff, and family. So sorry for your loss. I loved Janet and Don so much. They meant a lot to Cephas and me. She will be missed greatly.

Cephas and Kim Hensley Dec 22 2021 9:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Janet McAmis

Paul Blanchard Dec 22 2021 2:48 PM

Prayers for Janets Family. I am sorry for your loss. She was a gracious loving an beautiful lady who will be missed

Kathy an Johnny Murray Dec 21 2021 10:11 PM

Curtis & I are so sorry for your loss. May the memories help to give you peace and comfort and may God's presence be of comfort, too. Prayers and love.

Edith Sluss & Curtis Sluss Dec 21 2021 5:11 PM

I will miss my precious friend! She was so good to me and we were family. I'll never forget all the laughs we had and all the Hallmark movies we watched together. She's finally home! I love you!

Judy Scalf Dec 21 2021 4:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Janet McAmis

Connie Crawford Dec 21 2021 4:18 PM