|Mary F. Armstrong, 95, formerly of Alexis, died 2:30 A.M. Sunday, May 30, 2010 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg.
She was born February 28, 1915 at Cameron, IL, the daughter of Samuel and Mattie (Green) Law. At a very young age her family moved to Kansas where she was raised and educated. She graduated from Dennison High School, Dennison, Kansas in 1933.
Upon returning to the Monmouth area she met and married Ranald Armstrong on November 20, 1943 in Galesburg and he preceded her in death on March 26, 1982.
She first worked and was in Nurses training at Monmouth Hospital. After her marriage to Ranald, they farmed from 1943 until her husband's death, and she remained on the farm until September 2, 1999 when she moved to Seminary Estates.
She was a member of the Village Baptist Church, Alexis.
Her family includes, one daughter, Marilyn (Tony) Mitchell of Scottsdale, AZ, one step-daughter, Joan Staley of Galesburg, 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren along with nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two step-daughters, Donna Rohr and Virginia Armstrong and 4 brothers.
Funeral services will be 1:30 P.M. Thursday, June 3, 2010 at the Village Baptist Church, Alexis with Rev. Terry Johnston. Burial will be in Alexis Cemetery. Friends may call after 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday at the Village Baptist Church where her family will be present from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.
Memorials may be left for the Village Baptist Church. Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com.