Anna Armstrong
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Anna Armstrong
  • April 30, 1926 - June 28, 2017
  • Hensley, Arkansas

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Anna May Edna Armstrong, 91, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. Anna was born April 30, 1926 in New Brunswick, New Jersey and was the oldest of 9 children. She began her professional career at the age of 16 with AT&T then married and became a mother at the age of 19. She later became a single mother to 5 and held several jobs but eventually retired from EDS Corporation after 15 years of employment. Anna became an active member in her church and loved to needle point and watch John Wayne movies in her retirement. Anna was preceded in death by her parents, James A. and Mary E. Smith, two sisters, Joyce and Lucille, and a brother, James, and her husband, Earl Armstrong. She is survived by her sisters Ruth, Helen, Irene, Rose and Judi, by her children, James and (Maureen) Armstrong of Conroe, TX, William and (Penny) Armstrong of DeQueen, AR, Eugene and (Andrea) Shannon of Middletown, NJ, Joseph and (Valerie) Shannon of Morganville, NJ, and Patricia and (Lawrence) Armstrong of Hensley, AR, by a multitude of grandchildren and great grandchildren, and by a host of friends and loved ones. Visitation will be held at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Dallas, TX on Monday, July 3rd at 12pm followed by a graveside service at Laurel Land Cemetery at 1pm