CARTHAGE -- Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Sanderson Funeral Home for Mrs. Armistead, 90, of the Pea Ridge Community.
Born March 24, 1921 in Smith County, she died Oct. 26, 2011, at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Mrs. Armistead was a homemaker and a devoted member of the Caney Fork Missionary Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and was the Sunday School Secretary for many years.
Visitation is set Friday 2-8 p.m. and Saturday after 10 a.m. at Sanderson Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted by Elder Danny Raines. Interment will be in the Smith County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: daughters Peggy Apple of Gordonsville and Alberta (John) Winkler of Helms Bend; grandchildren Leigh Ann Apple (Guy Randall) Jones of Gallatin, Jana (Jonathon) Hawkins of Murfreesboro, Jamie (Amber) Winkler of Carthage, Todd (Rebekah) Winkler of Knoxville, Michael Winkler of Knoxville and Matthew Winkler of Atlanta; great-grandchildren Mary Hannah Jones, Claire Hawkins, Jack and John Haynes Winkler as well as several nieces and nephews.
The daughter of the late Walter and Alma Clark McKinney, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Albert C. Fennie Armistead; siblings Ruby Dillard, Louise Rittenberry, Mary Jo Rittenberry, Leon and Jim McKinney; half-brothers Benton and Charlie McKinney and son-in-law Obie Apple.
Honorary pallbearers: members of Caney Fork Missionary Baptist Church.
Grandsons and grandsons-in-law will serve as active pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Caney Fork Missionary Baptist Church.
Lebanon's Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.