James Armstrong

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Funeral services for James F. "Jeff" Armstrong will be held Monday August 6, 2012 at 10:30am at the First United Methodist Church, Conroe. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service from 10:00am to 10:30am. Mr. Armstrong will be laid to rest next to his wife in Elmwood Cemetery in Abilene, Texas at 10:00am on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. James F. "Jeff" Armstrong, born March 6, 1917 to Arthur B and Laura O. Armstrong in Rising Star, Texas passed away August 1, 2012 in Conroe, Texas. Jeff graduated from Cisco High School in 1936, and attended McMurry University, Southern Methodist University, and the American Institute of Banking. On September 16, 1943 he married the love of his life Dorothy Wanette Hart. A WWII Veteran, Jeff joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942 and flew 66 combat missions over France. He was awarded the Air Medal with 12 Oak Leaf Clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross. After returning from the military service, he worked at the Citizens National Bank of Abilene. He retired in 1980 as the bank's Senior Vice President. As a longtime Abilene resident he served as a member in the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, the American Red Cross, the Abilene Lions Club and the Aldersgate United Methodist Church. He moved to Conroe in 2007. While working at the Hillcrest State Bank, in Dallas, Texas Jeff was a teller of the first drive-in Bank window in the world. Jeff is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, William Armstrong, and his beloved wife of 64 years, Wanette. Survivors: Sister, Carolyn Famer of Conroe, Nieces, Phyllis Duke and Husband Glenn of Cleveland, Texas, Kay Stephens and Husband Mickey of Willis, Texas, and Janette Hooker and Husband Gary of Abilene, Texas and Joy Quirk of Irving, TX; Nephews, Gene Kribbs and Wife Jan of Baycliff, Texas and Pat Armstrong of Savannah, Georgia; also dear friend, Joyce Wilson and Husband Larry of Richardson, Texas as well as many loving great and great-great nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.


Published on yourconroenews.com from Aug. 2 to Aug. 15, 2012
Arrangements under the direction of:
Cashner Funeral Home
801 Teas Road | Conroe, TX 77303 | (936) 756-2126
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