Shirley Joann Armstrong, 77 of Poteau, OK passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 in Poteau. Shirley was born August 2, 1939 in Deering, MO to Albert Brooks & Zelma Roena (Pace) Townley. She was a Walmart Associate before she retired; loved seeing all her friends while she was there. Shirley loved Bluegrass & country music and attending concerts. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Debbie Louise Armstrong; siblings, Betty, Jerry, Martha, Brenda, Albert Junior, & Alonzo Jackson Townley.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years Jack of the home; children, Dianne Armstrong of Poteau, OK, Donna Young of Fayetteville, AR, Jacky Ray Armstrong II & wife Terry of Poteau; brother, Marlon Townley & sister, Linda Ryan of Teague, TX; 9 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 10 am, Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Revs. Jim Cook & LeRoy Billy officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau. Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
The family will be at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.