Amy Jean Atterson
TERRE HAUTE - Amy Jean Atterson, 40, of Terre Haute, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 5:00 AM, in her residence. She was born in Terre Haute on September 11, 1979, to Charles Atterson and Gilda Moody Atterson.
Amy enjoyed spending time with her family and loved music and animals.
Amy is survived by the light of her life, her daughter Charlee Rayne Benefiel. She is also survived by her parents, Charles and Gilda Atterson; her brother, Michael Hill (Sherry); her sister, Christina Barton (John Yancey); and her nieces and nephews, Chelsi Whitson (Derrick), Briar Hill (Chelsea), and Evan Barton (Samantha), Cameron Bell, Cade Bell, and Kianna Sweatt. She also leaves behind her great-nieces and nephews, Chase, Toby, Amyah, Madelynn, McKinleigh, Evan Tyler, Connor, Jaxson, Layla, and Kennedy; as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Amy was preceded in death by her grandparents, Earl and Violet Moody, and Charles and Patricia Atterson; as well as her nephew, Tyler Jackson.
Funeral services will be held at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd St., West Terre Haute, IN, on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 1:00 PM, with her uncle, the Rev. John Moody, officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Lawn Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the funeral home.
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Published on September 17, 2019


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Regina Harris
Sep 19, 2019
My heart goes out to Amy's family and friends for their loss, I knew Amy a long time ago, we spent some time together and shared an awesome time together at a concert that I will never forget. I will miss her.
Debbie Sons
Sep 18, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss Gilda & Chuck your in my prayers, I remember when my kids and Amy played together when they were little.she was beautiful then and still is you all... I used to be married to Lonnie in case you didn't remember me.. love you all 🙂🌹🥀
Breanna Leek
Sep 18, 2019
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Eric Pitts
Sep 17, 2019
She was a very special woman with a very loving family. I will miss her and treasure the memories made.
Mary krischak clark
Sep 17, 2019
I am so very sorry to hear the news of the passing of your daughter. No words can be said to easy that pain. Thinking of you and your family Chuck.
Amber Blankenship
Sep 17, 2019
Chuck and Gilda, my heart goes out to both of you. She was my best friend. Im gonna miss her. Sorry for your loss. Love you guys!!
Amber Blankenship
Sep 17, 2019
This can't be happening!! She was my best friend no matter what!! I love you Amy and dont ever forget that!!
Kitty Tryon Woll
Sep 17, 2019
Gilda I'm so very sorry of your loss, prayers for comfort for you and family. It's been so long since I've seen you, take you all..
Kathy Sullivan
Sep 17, 2019
She was a young vibrant woman and mother full of sas. That's what made her so lovable. My heart goes out to the family.
Marsha Augburn
Sep 17, 2019
You will be missed Amy. You are one of a kind. I'm not quite sure what this world is going to be like without you. I remember you love going to karaoke and having fun with the family you are missed and loved very much.