The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


December 17, 2013

Hettie Armistead

GREENVILLE — Hettie Nell Rachel Armistead passed away on Dec. 16, 2013, after a brief struggle with cancer at the age of 85.

She was born in Campbell and lived in Mesquite.

She was preceded in death by her husband of over 42 years, Chester Armistead from Campbell.

Hettie is survived by six children: Benson Armistead, Nathan Armistead, Tish Ledbetter, Judy P. Welch, Wayne Armistead and Chet Armistead. She has eight and soon to be nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by two sisters, Thelma Holly of Lone Oak and Bettie Kennedy of Commerce.

Hettie enjoyed and was very involved in multiple dance associations including the KOA and Senior Citizens of Garland, Blue Ridge, Mesquite, Seagoville, Caddo Mills and others.

Funeral services will be held at Lynch Funeral Service in Greenville at 2 p.m. today followed by a brief graveside service at Brigham Cemetery in Campbell.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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