DENISON - Funeral services for Haley Donnie Louise Smith Armstrong, 88, of Denison, Texas, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at Fairview Cemetery Chapel in Denison with Rev. Mark Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Denison. Family visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013|
Donnie passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at Sherman Healthcare Center in Sherman. She was born Aug. 4, 1924 in Grayson County the daughter of Ules Levi and Letha Ann Harris Smith of Colbert, Okla. Donnie married John Wesley Armstrong, Jr. on March 15, 1941.
She was a lover of people with many friends, never meeting a stranger. Many Denison people have been helped in small ways by this friendly and loving woman. Her kindness and generosity will be her legacy along with her surviving family. We all love you from our hearts to beyond and back.
Donnie is survived by her beloved family, daughters, Barbara Smith of Denison, JoAnn Aynes and husband Ed Aynes of Denison; and son, Tim "TJ" Armstrong and wife Devon Armstrong of Denison; grandsons, Michael Smith of Dallas and Jason Armstrong of Melissa; and five granddaughters, Joy Brooks and husband, Jerry Brooks of Denison, Suzanne Cox and husband, Michael Cox of Bells, Tammy Watkins of Denison, Michelle Alverson and husband Drew Alverson of Bells and Brandi Jacobs of Sherman; great-grandchildren, Dakota Brooks of Denison, Paisley Watkins of Denison, Shea Alverson of Bells, Cassie and Sydney Smith of Dallas, Johnathan Cox of Bells, Reagan Armstrong of Melissa; and brother, Winford A. D. Smith of Denison; and special daughter-in-law, Janet Miller of Bells who was her loving caregiver, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Donnie was preceded in death by her mother and father, her husband, her son-in-law, Johnnie Smith and several brothers and sisters.
Condolences may be registered online at www.fisherfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home, 604 W. Main St. in Denison.
Published in The Herald Democrat from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2013