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Margaret R. Armour

May 9, 1931 - January 6, 2014

Margaret R. Armour, 82, of Springfield, died at 9:42 pm, Monday, January 6, 2014 at the home of her daughter in Jacksonville. She was born May 29, 1931 in Springfield, to George and Margaret Jones Blessing. She married James M. Armour, Jr. on October 14, 1950 and he preceded her in death on December 22, 2004. Her parents; one son, Blase M. Armour and one sister Betty Pusch also preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Rebbecca “Becky” (Roque) Gwaltney of Jacksonville and Ericca Kyra Clark of Springfield; two sons, Lance (Debbie) Armour of Athens and Clayton (Kelly) Armour of Mountain View, AR; thirteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one brother, George, Jr. (Marilyn) Blessing of Orange Beach, FL and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Margaret was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parrish, Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed BINGO and playing cards with her friends.

Visitation: 4-7 pm Friday, January 10, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4 p.m.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m., Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Sacred Heart Church with Reverend John Nolan officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or Hope School.

Visitation Information

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Service Information

Time: 10:00 am

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