Obituary – Amy Elizabeth Dempsey Tidwell

Published 11:52 am Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Amy Elizabeth Dempsey Tidwell, 45, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Visitation will be Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Friday, April 19, 2019, at 10 a.m., at First Baptist Church of Oxford (800 Van Buren Ave., Oxford, MS 38655) and interment will follow at 2 p.m., at Bakers Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery (1965 Johnston Road, Hernando, MS. 38632). In honor of Mrs. Amy’s request, Bro. Robert Allen and Bro. David Ard will officiate. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

Amy was an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at Urgent Care Clinic of Oxford for 8 years, and she served as an adjunct nursing instructor at Northwest Mississippi Community College. She was a faithful member of the MS Nursing Association and the Junior Auxiliary of Oxford. She spent her spare time reading, participating in photography, enjoying her work in the flower beds, and traveling with her husband, Will. They shared a bond like no other; a love that everyone they knew craved to have. She also adored hanging out with her family and playing with her grandson, Tyler. To Sarah Beth, Amy was “Super Mom”, always there to support her in every endeavor.

Mrs. Tidwell leaves behind her loving husband, Will Tidwell of Oxford, Mississippi; two daughters, Sarah Beth Tidwell of Oxford,  and Alex Tidwell of Boston, Massachusetts; one son, Ethan Tidwell of Oxford; her mother, Susan Dempsey of Oxford; one sister, Lawrie Williams of New Orleans, Louisiana; one brother, Casey Dempsey of Atlanta, Georgia; her mother and father-in-law, Gary and Margaret Hale of Taylor, Mississippi; best friends, Lauren Lundgren and Wanda Howell; and one grandson, Tyler Tidwell of Oxford, to whom she was “Nims”. Mrs. Tidwell was preceded in death by her father, Larry Dempsey.

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Donations and memorials in honor of Mrs. Amy Elizabeth Dempsey Tidwell may be made to the Yellow Leaf Building Fund (50 Cr. 435, Oxford, MS) or the First Baptist Missions Fund (800 Van Buren Ave., Oxford, MS).

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