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Decemma Mae Smith Armstrong
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Birth: May 16, 1919
Logan County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 2005
Logan County
Illinois, USA

LINCOLN -- Decemma Mae Armstrong, 85, of Lincoln died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at 9:57 p.m. at her home in the presence of her family.

Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Sunday at Peasley Funeral Home. Prior to visitation, the rosary will be recited at 3:45.

Her funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Vincent C. Peters officiating.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, rural Lincoln.

Mrs. Armstrong worked at Hotel Lincoln, Dairy Lane Milk Store and the Lincoln Garment Factory.

She was born May 16, 1919, in Lincoln to Oria J. and Flo M. Aery Smith. She married Charles J. Armstrong in Pontiac on Aug. 7, 1947. He preceded her in death on May 23, 1995, in Lincoln.

She is survived by four sons, William J. (and Beverly) Armstrong of Choctaw, Okla., Michael L. (and Linda) Armstrong of Lincoln, James Mark (Cynthia) Armstrong of Choctaw, Okla., and Timothy D. (and Jean) Armstrong of Bloomington; one daughter, Cyndy A. (and James) Springer of Lincoln; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Fern (and Charles) Turley of Kimberling City, Mo., and Joyce (and James) Pinney of Lincoln; two brothers, Jack A. Smith of Tennessee and Donald D. (and Carol) Smith of Marion, Iowa; and an uncle, Frank Smith of Park Forest.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Ronald Charles Armstrong; one brother, Oria Smith; and one sister, Mary Ellen Bennett.

Mrs. Armstrong was a member of Holy Family Church, Horseless Carriage Club of Illinois and the Railsplitters Antique Auto Club

Memorials may be made to the neonatal intensive care unit of Children's Hospital at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria or to Carroll Catholic School in Lincoln. 
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  Charles J Armstrong (1922 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Logan County
Illinois, USA
Created by: John Fisher-Green
Record added: Aug 19, 2012
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Decemma Mae <i>Smith</i> Armstrong
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