Louise Mathias Amick

January 12, 1920April 15, 2012

Louise Mathias “Bootsie” Amick

LEXINGTON – Funeral services for Louise Mathias “Bootsie” Amick, 92, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church with interment in the church cemetery. The service will be conducted by Pastor Pat Riddle. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church parlor. Active Pallbearers will be Tommy Mathias, George Mathias, Alon Cox, Bob Looney, Norman Boyd, Eric Russell and Richard Owen. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church Building Fund, 119 North Church Street, Lexington, SC 29072. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Mrs. Amick was born January 12, 1920 in Lexington, SC and passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2012. She was a daughter of the late A. J. Mathias, Sr. and Miley Taylor Mathias. Mrs. Amick was a member of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church. She was former owner of Amick Apartments and a comtomotor operator with Standard Oil/Exxon. Mrs. Amick is survived by her son, R. W. McCormick (Tonya) of Lexington; granddaughter, Kelli Allen (Albert) of Columbia; grandson, Rev. Michael R. McCormick (Darlene) of Anderson, SC; step grandson, Jason K. Waters (Leslie) of Lexington; step granddaughter, Leslee Fortanbary (John) of Irmo; great-grandchildren, Brooks Allen, Kendall Allen, Whitney Allen, Sidney Allen, Elizabeth McCormick, Katelyn McCormick and Sarah McCormick; step great-grandchildren, Emily Waters, Jackson Fortanbary and numerous nieces and nephews; sister, Helen Vickers of Lexington and brother-in-law, Mayo Harmon of Lexington. She was predeceased by her parents; husbands, Leland O. Amick and Ralph W. McCormick, Sr.; brothers, A. J. Mathias, Jr. and Laborde Mathias; sisters, Alice Mae “Sal” Elkins and Elizabeth “Libby” Harmon. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Oak Leaf Village and Agape Senior Care for their special attention and care.


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 18, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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Ann Grover`

April 18, 2012

RW, Tonya and Family,
Mom and I are so sorry for you loss. You are in our prayers. We hope it will give you all peace knowing Ms. Bootsie is with her Father in Heaven and resting with the angels above. Love you all. Ann

Wanye & Connie Fortanbary

April 18, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you during this difficult time!

April 18, 2012

I will always remember Ms. Bootsie as the happiest person that I have ever known. I never saw her that she wasn't smiling. She had such a zest for life. I miss seeing her every Wednesday morning at 10:00 am. My prayers are with all of you. Love, Sylvia Miller

Lynn Richardson

April 18, 2012

RW, Very sorry for your loss. God Bless you.

Dorothy Hampton

April 17, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.

Ingrid Bowers Cannon

April 17, 2012

R.W. and Tonya, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless...

Frances Jackson

April 17, 2012

It was such a blessing to have known Mr. and Mrs. Amick. They always had warm smiles and kind words for everyone. I was their hygienist and friend for 35 years. It was my honor to know and love them....Frances T. Jackson

Tracey Mathias/Owen

April 17, 2012

wow...what a beautiful picture of her...RW and crew... sorry I cant be there. love to all of you...I will miss her genuine hugs....looks so much like granny....luv Tracey Mathias Owen

Ruth Anne Redd Fisher

April 17, 2012

RW so very sorry to hear this -- lots of fond memories -- please know your family in mine and Dad's thoughts and prayers --

The Staff of Caughman-Harman Funeral Home

April 17, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.