Mary Frank Jackson Armour

Mary Frank "Frankie" Jackson Armour, age 69, of Cornelia (formerly of Gainesville), passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.

Born on July 11, 1944, in Hall County, she was the daughter of the late Frank Arlington and Birtie Mae Little Jackson. Mrs. Armour graduated from East Hall High School and then North Georgia College with a degree in Nursing. She was a nurse for 40 years and worked at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, formally known as Hall County Hospital, in Gainesville, Ga., and Habersham County Medical Center in Demorest, Ga. She spent her life showing her love and compassion through her nursing profession. Her hobbies included crocheting, quilting and cooking. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Gainesville, Ga.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Moses Armour; her grandparents, Marion M. and Minnie Nix Jackson, Clyde R. and Reba Dobbs Little; brothers, James "Jimmy" Jackson, Charles R. Jackson; brother-in-law James "Tody" Mangum; and stepson, Kinney Armour.

Survivors include stepsons, Bradley and Shirl Armour of Maysville, Shane and Connie Armour of Gillsville; sister, Edna M. Jackson Mangum of Flowery Branch; nieces, Carolyn and Barron Grant of Gainesville, Pam and Paul Clendennin of Flowery Branch; great-nieces, Lindsey and Wesley Erickson, Laura Grant of Gainesville, Kaelin Clendennin, Kellie Clendennin of Flowery Branch; great-nephew, Trent Clendennin of Flowery Branch; great-great-nephew, Brooks Grant Erickson; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a number of aunts; uncles; and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Little-Davenport Funeral Home Chapel in Gainesville, Ga. Interment will follow in the Alta Vista Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-9 p.m. Monday, March 17, and 1-3 p.m. March 18 at Little-Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville, GA 30501.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706-778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
175 VFW Post Road Cornelia, GA 30531
(706) 778-8668

Published in on Mar. 17, 2014