1916 Mary 2010

Mary Armstrong

February 18, 1916 — May 9, 2010

Mary Siron Armstrong, 94, of McDowell passed away, Sunday, May 9, 2010 at her home.  She was born February 18, 1916 at McDowell a daughter of the late Howard and Sarah Elizabeth (Armstrong) Siron.

Mrs. Armstrong was a homemaker.  She was a member of the McDowell Presbyterian Church, the Presbyterian Women, a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the McDowell Volunteer Fire Department and a former member of McDowell Home Demonstration Club.

On December 18, 1945, she married Luther “Brown” Armstrong who preceded her in death on April 18, 1980.  She was also predeceased by three sisters, Martha Brown, Cornelia Carter and Hattie Siron; three brothers, Gilbert, Joe and Garth Siron and a son-in-law, Dale Beverage.

She is survived by a daughter, Brenda Beverage; a granddaughter, Cindy Wood and husband, Jeff; a great-granddaughter, Kirsten Wood; a grandson, Steven Beverage and companion, Megan Griffin; a step-great-grandson, Elijah McKinnell, all of McDowell; a brother, Guy Siron of Monterey; a sister, Peggy Crawford of Covington; two step-granddaughters, Stephanie Bradley and husband, Dennis, Jr. of Stuarts Draft and Stacie Truslow and husband, Allan of Staunton; two step-great-granddaughters, Bethany and Rachel Truslow; three step-great-great-grandchildren, Chloe, Connor and Liam and two special friends, Maxine Huffman and Kelly Moats.

A funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell with the Pastor Beth Pyles officiating. Burial will be in McDowell Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Bill Huffman, Roger Hupman, Howard Crawford, Brent Obaugh, Jack Beverage, Terry Jackson, John Wright and Dean Beverage.  Honorary pallbearers will be Josh, Shawn and John Gwin, Kyle Obaugh, Dennis Botkin and Grady Moats.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Obaugh Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highland County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 268, Monterey, VA 24465.


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