August 17, 1935 – August 4, 2018
Amy Hom of Yuma passed away peacefully at the age of 82 on August 4, 2018. She was born on August 17, 1935 to Hou Lung and Louie Ngor Gee in Guanzhou, China. She lived a life full of love and laughter. She was the most loving, kind, generous, grateful and humble woman. She was consistently the same with friends and family. Who we saw at home was what you saw in your home. Her life revolved around her family and friends. She enjoyed entertaining with a bountiful feast, playing mah jong deftly, hitting the slots, and working tirelessly side by side with Frank at “Hom’s Market”. Amy is survived by her beloved husband: Frank Hom of 61 years, devoted sons and daughters-in-love: Edward (Looo), Howard (Tammy), and Elwood Hom; loving grandchildren: Justin, Mitchell (Stefanie), Dustin and Brandon Hom;.precious great-grandchildren: Braxtyn, Timothy, Lukas and Theodore Hom; loyal sister Shuet Ying Ng; dear in-laws: Mee Tow, Esther Hom, May (Thomas) Chew and many adored nephews and nieces. She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Nam Woon Gee. Please join us for a Celebration of Her Life at the Vistation on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 9 am at Johnson Mortuary. Her final resting place will be at Desert Lawn Memorial Park.
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August 18, 2018
Most of my adult life I knew Amy as "Ban Sim". She has always shown her kindness and generosity to our family especially after our mother passed away to my dad known as Yee Bok or Willie. She always invited him for dinner and mahjong at her house and she would let up know when we came into town she would make the dough ball soup that Don liked. She joined us one weekend when we planned a "won ton" party for the Lunar New Year for co workers of Vivian and some friends from Phoenix and she was very happy to show the guest on how to fold wontons for the soup we were making. I remember that we had the best seat in the house for the rodeo parades each year as we had "front" row seats at the store. She will be missed by our family and her kindness will be warmly missed by us kids.
In loving memory
August 14, 2018
My fondest memories of you takes me back to my youth years spending my summers in Yuma. So many "Ah Ha" memories filled my mind as my thoughts were thinking of you... My brothers and I loved working and playing around Hom's Market. I had fun stocking the shelves, helping you bag groceries after a sale, and working the cash register. I loved reading the comic and movie star magazines to my heart's content and with your constant encouragement enjoyed eating and drinking your store inventory. I cherished our little excursions walking to the Downtown...stopping off at Penny's to cool off and grabbing a cold drink from Kress. Loved your delicious meals with family and friends. Your kind, caring, loving and generous attitude described you to a tee. I will always cherish our heartfelt conversations and you will forever be in my heart.
August 14, 2018
Amy you will be greatly missed by me, Jose and my children, Manny, Erica, Isela and Ricky and my grandchildren. Amy and Frank were my landlords for over 20 years. Amy was a very humble person and we were treated like family. We all have very fond memories of her and Frank. May you rest in peace and I know deep in my heart you will continue to look over us. Love and miss you MS Amy💕
August 14, 2018
I still have fond memories of the many summers I spent as a child visiting Aunt Amy and Uncle Frank. I will remember how Aunt Amy was always offering me soda, ice cream, and candy . I used to drink a six pack of soda everyday during those summers in Yuma. Aunt Amy wanted to make sure that I was never hungry or thirsty. Even though Aunt Amy is gone, I will always have and cherish my memories of her..
August 13, 2018
You have given me much joy as a child and an adult over the past 60 years. I will cherish those fond memories of your generosity at Hom's Market and summer feasts over the past 10 years. Most of all your unconditional love have touch my family including Kelsey my college graduate in May 2018. Praise God for all you have done and may God continue to bless all who had the opportunity to know you.