2012-02-21 / Obituaries

John R. Amers, 70

John R. Amers, 70, Marietta, Georgia, formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2012, at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.

He was born December 14, 1941, in Terre Haute, Indiana, to George and Etta Head Amers.

He married Diane Zalokar on August 11, 1984, at Danville, Indiana.

He graduated from Reelsville High School in 1960, and enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served 3 years and spent most of his time in France. He worked for the last 30+ years for IBM.

Surviving are his wife, Diane Amers; daughter, Joetta Bookert and husband, Keith, stepsons, Scott and Steve Zalokar; his mother, Etta Hinote, Reelsville; 1 sister, Beverly Deweese and husband, Gene, Milwaukee; brothers, Charles, Seymour, Bill and wife, Betty, Vincennes, Richard, Reelsville; 2 grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren; 2 nephews; and several cousins.

Memorial services were held Friday, February 17, at Wesley Chapel UMC, Marietta, Georgia.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

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