|Ethel M. Amerson|
|April 01, 1930 - January 31, 2012|
|of Rock Island, Illinois|
|Visitation: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 04, 2012 at House of the Lord Church, 537 W. 15th St.,Davenport, IA|
|Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 04, 2012 at House of the Lord Church, 537 W. 15th St., Davenport, IA|
|Interment: February 04, 2012 at Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport, IA |
| Ethel M. Amerson, 81, of Rock Island, died January 29, 2012 at St. Anthony’s Continuing Care Center, Rock Island.|
Services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday at House of the Lord Church, Davenport. Burial will be at Pinehill Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation and viewing will be 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made to House of the Lord Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 – 7th Ave., Rock Island.
Ethel was born April 1, 1930 in Shaw, Mississippi, a daughter of Dave Franklin and Ida Beatrice Curry Franklin. She married Willie Amerson on April 8, 1975. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1994.
Ethel was a homemaker. She will be fondly remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Mother Amerson was baptized and filled with the Holy Ghost in 1959 at Bethlehem Healing Temple, Chicago. She was an active member and spiritual mother of the church at House of the Lord Church, and a former member of the Pentecostal Church of God, Davenport. She loved serving the Lord, singing, and praying for others. She also enjoyed working out and being active.
Surviving are three sons, Charles Davis, Jr., Rock Island; Edgar Lee White, Milan, and John I. Robinson, Rock Island; daughter-in-law, Pearlie King, Rock Island; and god-daughter, Catherine Moore, Huntsville, AL; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Will Davis, Mississippi; and two sisters, Louise Foster, Mississippi, and Mary Alice Love, Rock Island; numerous extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husband.
May God comfort us all as we remember our dear loved one, sister, mother and friend. We will look unto the hills from whence our help cometh. Be encouraged that Mother Amerson has put her time in with the Lord, because as she sang, her payday has come. God's continued blessings.
Bishop McArthur & Lady Esther Anderson and the Pentecostal Church of God Family
-- Pentecostal Church of God