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Delores Jean Jackson Armstead
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1939
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Death: May 7, 2011
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA

Delores Jean Jackson Armstead, 71, of Waco, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011, in a Waco hospital. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 14, at Carver Park Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m., Friday, May 13, at Dorsey-Keatts Funeral Home Chapel.

Delores Jean was born in Waco, Texas, to the late Thetford Charles and Lillian Sypho Jackson. She attended A.J. Moore High, obtained an Associate's degree from McLennan Community College, and was a librarian. At an early age, Delores joined New Mount Olive Baptist Church and later, Carver Park Baptist Church with her husband, Riley Armstead Jr. She met and fell in love with Riley and they married Dec. 21, 1969. Riley was ordained to Minister at Little Zion Baptist Church in Mexia, and Mustang Baptist Church in Prairie Hill, where Delores remained a faithful member until the Lord called her home. She worked at Fleetwood Mobile Homes for 32 years.

Delores was preceded in death by sons, Eddie Lee Phillips Jr., and Cornell Williamson Jr.; a sister, Minnie Wright; and a brother, Thetford Charles Sypho Jr.

Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Riley Armstead Jr.; daughters, Brenda Green and husband, Michael, Paula Brown and husband, Arthur, Labora Green and husband, John, and Cheryl Williamson; son, Riley Lee; grandchildren, Denice Tatum and husband, Ken, Tyrone Williamson, Karatonya Williamson, Cornelius Cole, LaTausha Williamson and husband, Gene, Sharee Williamson, Clifford Cole, LaKee Bible and husband, John, Daniel Williamson, Tamara Williamson, Guy Williamson, Clarissa Brown, and Megan Sanders; 35 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Rosemary Johnson, Carolyn Johnson, Sandra Bradshaw, Debra Vernon, Wilma Moore, and Virgina Ann Robinson; brothers, Thetford Charles Sypho II., William C. Kelly Jr., and Tom Jackson Jr.; and a host of relatives and friends.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 5/13/2011...T-P4
 
 
Burial:
Doris Miller Memorial Park
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: May 13, 2011
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Delores Jean <i>Jackson</i> Armstead
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 Added: May. 13, 2011
 
 
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