Rhonda Gayl Cowan Amendt, 37

Rhonda Gayl Cowan Amendt, 37, of Farmville, N.C., passed away on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with leukemia.

Amendt graduate from Indian River High School in Frankford, Del., and went on to complete her bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Barton College in Wilson, N.C. She was employed with UNX Inc. as a research chemist. She was a kind and generous person and will be truly missed by all who knew her.

She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband, Scott N. Amendt; son, Grayson S. Amendt; father, Paul W. Cowan, and his wife, Barbara; mother, Connie Slacum and her husband, Jim, all of Farmville, N.C.; father-in-law, Norman and Linda Amendt of Ocean View, Del.; sister-in-law, Christine Leisey and her family; brother-in-law, Mark Amendt and his family; and a host of friends.

A memorial service was set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation; 3520 Lake Ave.; Suite #202; Wilmette, IL 60091-1064.