Amzier Rainwater - Maynard

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Amzier Rainwater, 65, of Maynard died Monday, June 13, 2005, at his home.

Born at Eleven Point, he was a heavy equipment operator.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Gail Barnett Rainwater of Maynard; three sons, Greg Rainwater of Lake City, Mark Rainwater of Pocahontas, and Joseph "Joe" Rainwater of Maryville, Tenn.; a daughter, Sheila Quarterman of Pocahontas; six brothers, Richard Rainwater of Walnut Ridge, John Rainwater of Warm Springs, David Rainwater of Pocahontas, Ronnie Rainwater of Maynard, Phillip Rainwater of Winchester, Ky., and Bill Rainwater of Boss, Mo.; four sisters, Geneva Allen of Maynard, Clara Chesser of Stokes, Doris Tunstall of Nashville, Tenn., and Virginia Hilton of Warrenton, Mo.; four grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Enos and Martha Ader Hollaway Rainwater; two brothers; and a sister.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home of Pocahontas with Bill Goode and Bob McMillon officiating. Burial was in the Barnett Cemetery at Maynard.

Active pallbearers were Ray Rainwater, Bob Barnett, Charles Chesser, Mike Tyer, Jason Barnett and DeWayne Rainwater.

Honorary pallbearers were Mike Chesser, Bill Rapert, Homer Tyer and Mack Early.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the American Cancer Society.