Shirley F. Armour(1935 - 2010)

Shirley F. Armour, 75, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at Barton W. Stone Home in Jacksonville.

She was born Oct. 24, 1935, in Granite City, the daughter of Comer and Lillian White Armour.

She is survived by six grandchildren, Angela Kingstad, Sariah Plunkett, Jill Slater, Aaron Slater, Summer Slater and Ashley Belcher; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Ethel Moad of Barlow, Ky.; three brothers, David Armour of Jacksonville, Jimmy Armour of Edwardsville and Bert Armour of Barlow, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two children, Sherry Howland Armold and Kerry Paul Howland; and four sisters, Jane Myatt, Betty Hollis, Patricia Hartman and Mable Cochran.

Ms. Armour was retired from Mobil Chemical, where she worked over 20 years.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at the Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Memorial gifts are suggested to Voice Ministries. Condolences may be left for the family online at

Funeral Home

Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel
1100 Lincoln Ave.  Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 243-4000

Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Dec. 27, 2010