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Mary Elizabeth Austin Armstrong
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1913
Grafton
Taylor County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 2001
Grafton
Taylor County
West Virginia, USA

Mary Elizabeth Austin was the third of eight children for parents James Austin and Dessie Shaffer. The family lived in Grafton and her father worked on the railroad.

She married Hubert Howard Armstrong on June 12, 1932 in Grafton and they had three children: Howard, Junior and Mary Ruth.
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Dominion Post Morgantown, WV 17 Feb 2001

Mary Armstrong

Mary Elizabeth Austin Armstrong, 87, of E. Main Street, Grafton, died Feb. 16, 2001.

She was born Sept. 4, 1913, in Taylor County, daughter of the late James William Austin and Dessie May Shaffer Austin.

She retired as a sewing machine operator of Grafton Apparel Co., and was a member of Taylor County Senior Citizens and St. John's United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two sons and spouses, Howard J. and Sue Armstrong, and Junior A. and Patricia Armstrong, all of Grafton; a daughter and spouse, Mary Ruth and James Henderson, of Grafton; two sisters, Martha Shreve, of Huntington Park, Calif., and Alice May Austin, of Morgantown; three grandsons; four granddaughters; 10 great-grandsons; and six great-granddaughters.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hubert H. "Shorty" Armstrong, on April 25, 1989; four brothers, Hector, Lawrence, Paul and Alfred Austin; a granddaughter; and a sister, Rosie Lenora Brown.

Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, Grafton, from 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Service will be 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, with the Rev. Mr. H. Edgar Suite officiating. Burial will follow in Woodsdale Memorial Park Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  James William Austin (1866 - 1938)
  Dessie May Shaffer Austin (____ - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Hubert Howard Armstrong (1912 - 1989)
 
 Children:
  Junior Alford Armstrong (1941 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rosa Lenora Austin Brown (1910 - 1959)*
  Hector Lee Austin (1912 - 1969)*
  Mary Elizabeth Austin Armstrong (1913 - 2001)
  Lawrence Thomas Austin (1915 - 1986)*
  Paul Austin (1917 - 1990)*
  Martha Austin Shreve (1920 - 2010)*
  Alfred Ashbury Austin (1922 - 2000)*
  Alice Mae Austin (1924 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodsdale Memorial Park
Pruntytown
Taylor County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Michelle Shreve
Record added: Nov 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100825210
Mary Elizabeth <i>Austin</i> Armstrong
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Austin</i> Armstrong
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- Michelle Shreve
 Added: Nov. 17, 2012
 
 
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