Sammie Nell Armour

Sammie Nell Armour

Sammie Nell Armour, 81, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, January 3, 2020.

She was born August 30, 1938 in Jena to the union of her parents, Sam Phillip Hopkins and Elemena Currington Hopkins.

Sammie attended and graduated from Jena High School, a member of the Class of 1956.

She worked for Belden Wire and Cable Co.as a supervisor for many years. She also worked many years for LaSalle Golf and Country Club in the Pro Shop.

Her memory will forever be in the hearts of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom she adored.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 5, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Gary Norris officiating.

Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, James Ira “Sonny” Hopkins, Waymond “Pete” Hopkins, and Carlton Douglas “Dugan” Hopkins; and sister, Thelma Rae Collins.

Those left to cherish in her memory include her sons, Mike Armour and wife Josephine of Duncan, OK, and Greg Armour and wife Sheri of Tyler, TX; daughter, Deborah Jones and husband David of Jena; brother, Donald “Duck” Hopkins of Jena; sister, Nedra Jean Moore of Haughton; 10 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren, Tatum and Tenley Maxwell.

Pallbearers were Tyler Maxwell, Dustin Hopkins, Sam Ingles, Cody Armour, Marlon Hopkins, and Terry Edwards.

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