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Obituary for Amy E. Remy
Amy E. Remy, 78, of Gold Beach, passed away in Gold Beach on October 27, 2017. Amy was born November 10, 1938 in Jacksonville, Ore. to Marvin and Gladys (Hoffman) Johnson. She grew up in Gold Beach where her family had moved when she was a child. Following high school, Amy attended Linfield College, graduating in 1961. That same year, she married Thomas Remy. They returned to Gold Beach where she worked as a social worker until her daughter, Caren, was born. She then stayed home to raise kids. The family moved to Arizona, Florida, California, before returning to Gold Beach in 1990 and building their retirement home. Amy loved crocheting, gardening and writing poetry. Amy sang in the community choir and was involved in community theater. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she was active in humanitarian aid projects and genealogy. Survivors include her children, Jenifer Plummer and her husband, William, of Gold Beach, Caren Vastine and husband, Stan of Gold Beach, Thomas A. Remy of Gold Beach, Rachel Clark and her husband, Rob of Adair, Ore., Kevin Dent and his wife, Jessica of Beaverton, Ore., sister, Martha Officer of Roseburg, Ore., numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Preceded by husband and son, Benjamin, brother, Clarence Johnson, half-brother, Roy and George Johnson. The family requests in lieu of flowers that those who would like to would do an act of kindness in Amy’s memory to continue her legacy of kindness and generosity. A memorial service will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 94161 5th Place in Gold Beach. A potluck reception will follow the service at the church. The family would like express their appreciation for the staff at Curry General Hospital who provided excellent and compassionate care during mom’s last days. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.redwoodmemorial.net.