In May of 1946, E. Paul and Hazel Amos opened their family business in Shawnee, Kansas. In 1946, Shawnee was a little community of 800 people in Johnson County on the outskirts of Kansas City. Their son, Gene Amos, joined the family business after serving in the U. S. Navy. Not long after returning, he met and married Margaret Zoll Amos. In 1976, Gene and Margaret’s son, Gregg, joined the family business and today leads one of the most successful funeral homes in the Kansas City area.
The Amos Family is proud to be a locally and family owned funeral home. Corporate policies do not inhibit our ability to serve the families who place their trust in us. We are proud to be a member by invitation of the Selected Independent Funeral Homes. Selected Independent Funeral Homes was formerly NSM (National Selected Morticians). Membership is limited to one independently owned funeral home representative from each service area. We consider it a privileged to be chosen to represent the Kansas side of the Kansas City metro area. We are also members of the Kansas Funeral Director’s Association the National Funeral Director’s Association and the Cremation Association of North America.