Eloise S. Armstrong

1923-2008

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

GALESBURG - Eloise S. Armstrong, 84, 1145 Frank S., formerly of 482 E. Dayton St., died at 4:38 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 13, 2008) at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

She was born Dec. 13, 1923, in Bokoshe, Okla., the daughter of George A. and Willa M. Rainwater Brake.

She married Francis W. "Frank" Armstrong on Sept. 1, 1944.

Surviving are two sons, Steven R. Armstrong of Galesburg and Frank E. Armstrong of Massachusetts; one daughter, L. Elaine (Terry) McDowell of East Galesburg; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, two daughters and one son.

She was a homemaker and worked at the former Admiral Corporation for nine years in the late 1960s and early 1970s. She worked and retired as a Technician IV from Galesburg Research Hospital.

Cremation will be accorded. Private family service will be later. There will be no visitation. Inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory, Knoxville, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.hurd-hendricks funeralhome.com.

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