Funeral services for Dollie Pearl Armstrong, age 99 of Sulphur Springs were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Old Saltillo United Methodist Church with Pastor Jack Wallace officiating. Visitation was held at 12:30 p.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home, just prior to the service.
Dollie Pearl passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Sulphur Springs Health & Rehab. She was born in Waxahachie, TX on August 20, 1915, the daughter of Jabez Monroe and Gertrude (McAfee) Whitten. She married Guy “Johnny” Armstrong in Dallas, TX. He preceded her in death. She worked for Levi Strauss making gloves, was a member of Old Saltillo Methodist Church and a past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star. Several of her favorite things to do was crochet, making quilts, gardening, cooking for family and friends and she also active in several community activities throughout her life.
Survivors include: son, James Armstrong and wife, Judy of White Hall, AR; three grandchildren, Pam Cooney, Michael Rawson and Randy Carter; five great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren and sister, Lyda Gray.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Marilyn Armstrong; brothers, Roy Atwell Whitten and John David Whitten; sisters, Kathryn Dickson, Maurine Wood and Mary Ott and great-granddaughter, Rhonda Lynn Cooney.