Archive for Thursday, March 3, 2005

Dorothy N. Armstrong


March 3, 2005

Funeral services for Dorothy Nadine Armstrong, 66, Lawrence, were Tuesday, March 1, at Prairie City Cemetery in Baldwin City.

Mrs. Armstrong died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 4, 1938, in Oklahoma, the daughter of Zackariah and Pearl Adam Dover.

Mrs. Armstrong grew up in Oklahoma and in the early 1950s moved to Lawrence, where she had worked at Joe's Bakery for the past 30 years.

She married Jack Armstrong on March 31, 1964. He died in 1992. After her husband's death, she lived with her companion, J.W. Basinger, until his death.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolina Cobb, Baldwin City, and Jackquline Waddell, Hanau, Germany; three sons, Richard Baker, Baldwin City, Michael Armstrong, Kincaid, and Timothy Armstrong, Cornwall, N.Y.; four sisters, Betty Petty, Eudora, Mary Guthrie, Purcell, Okla., Elizabeth Wilson, Mississippi, and Loraine Putman, Oklahoma; 19 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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