Denison--Mrs. Sidney Armstrong,
74, wife of Engineer Sidney Armstrong
of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad, died at 11:30 p.m. Monday at the
family home, 809 West Chestnut, where she had resided for 39 years. She
had been ill six months.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.
Wednesday at the Short and
Murray chapel, the Rev. Ben F. Hearn officiating, followed by interment
at Fairview cemetery.
Surviving relatives include besides the
husband, a son by a former
marriage, Ted Robinson of Dallas, a daughter, Mrs. B. B. Simms of
two sisters, Mrs. W. J. Stanford of Denison and Mrs. Fannie Purdy of
N.M., and two grandchildren, Martha Jane and Virginia Ann Simms of
Born in Wellsville, Mo., Jan. 31, 1864, as
Margaret Waters, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Waters, she was reared and educated in Grayson
She was married first in Sherman to Mr. Robinson and later to Mr.
at Sherman Sept. 21, 1896. The couple lived a number of years in Fort
where Mr. Armstrong became connected with the railroad. They came to
Mrs. Armstrong was a member of the First
Christian church and the
auxiliary to the engineers.
June 15, 1938 Sherman Democrat