ARMSTRONG, MARIE R.
Marie R. Armstrong, age 92 of Gainesville, died March 11, 2013. Born in Wauchula, FL, she lived in this area most of her life. Affectionately known as "Sister Bee" .
She was a retired Care Giver and a member and faithful servant of Pilgrim Rest Church Of God In Unity, Gainesville, FL. Sister Bee formerly served various capacities in her church: Recording Secretary, Sunday School Superintendent and Teacher, Ward Leader, Stewardess, President of Deaconess Board and Choir member. She was "Mother" to many and a "Stranger" to none!
She leaves to cherish her memories: 2 sons, Charles Akins and Willie Akins; The Center Of Her Joy, Darryl Akins (Michelle); 5 step children; 8 grands, and a host of great grands and other relatives.
Home Going Celebration will be held 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Pilgrim Rest Church Of God In Unity, Gainesville, FL, Elder Fletcher Young, Officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Viewing on Saturday at PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 727 NW 2 ST, GAINESVILLE, FL, 1-5 p.m. Sister Bee will rest 6-8 p.m. at Pilgrim Rest Church Of God In Unity, Family will receive friends at this time. On Sunday, Viewing 1-2 p.m. No viewing after eulogy. The cortege will form 1:15 p.m. at Sister Bee's home, 508 SE 15 St., Gainesville.
SERVICES ENTRUSTED TO PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME OF GAINESVILLE