Amos Johnson Cason, 70, of Jacksonville passed from this life on Dec. 31, 2017. He was born Jan. 19, 1947 in Grady to the late Leander Cason and Eveal Davis Cason.

Amos confessed a hope in Christ at an early age in Grady at Mt. Nebo church. He graduated from C.P. Coleman high school class of 1965.

Cason served his country in the United States air force, retiring after 24 years of service and was a Vietnam veteran. Amos loved traveling— having been to several countries including South Africa, Cuba, Thailand and Jamaica. He loved fishing and playing poker, but his greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister, Mamie Guy.

He was married to Jamlong Knongpennit and from this union he had two children.

Survivors include his daughter, Somporn Mollik (Lincoln) of Little Rock ; son, John A. Cason (LaToya) Of Scott AFB, Illinois; grandchildren Elijah Cason, Amir Cason and Jackson Smith. Other survivors include sisters, Lucille Cason, Clair Gooseberry and Eveal Marks all of Pine Bluff along with a host of nieces and nephews and friends. Special honorary granddaughters- Summer Jenkins and Autumn Cook.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at first Baptist church, north little rock with pastor William l. Robinson officiating. Interment followed at Chapel Hill memorial park in Jacksonville.

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