Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Armstrong
DOVER — Elizabeth “Betty” Armstrong, 99, formerly of Mount Vernon and an eight-year resident of the Hennis Care Center of Dover, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004, at the center.
She was born Oct. 14, 1905, in Amity, the daughter of Albert and Grace (Loney) Doup. She was a member of the Amity Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Dick (Pat) Armstrong of Leesville Lake; three grandchildren, Murray Armstrong of Amity, James Armstrong of Hilliard and Susan (Jeff) Border of Dover; and a great-grandchild, Elizabeth Lloyd of Green.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond J. Armstrong, who died in 1988; a brother, George Doup; and a sister, Julia (Doup) Motz.
A public graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Amity Cemetery at Amity. The Toland-Herzig Funeral Home of Dover is handling the arrangements.
Those unable to attend or are wishing to share a fond memory, may sign the online register book for Betty by visiting the obituaries link on the funeral home’s Web site at www.tolandherzig.com.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Amity Methodist Church, 16659 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon 43050.
Charles H. Banning
ASSUMPTION, Ill. — Charles Harper Banning, 89, of Assumption, Ill., and formerly of Mount Vernon, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2004. He was a long-time resident of Mount Vernon and descendent of two early Mount Vernon families.
Mr. Banning was born March 2, 1915, in Mount Vernon, the son of Lake and Elizabeth (Harper) Banning. He married Louise Mittendorf of Toledo in 1937. He was associated with Jewell Creamery for many years and later was a chemist for the Cooper-Bessemer foundry of Mount Vernon. He was an active 60-year member of the First Presbyterian Church and a 50-year member of the Mount Vernon Kiwanis Club, and a member of the Old Homestead Club.
Surviving are his three children, the Rev. Charles Banning Jr. of Assumption, Ill., Beth Kost of Kettering and Albert Lake Banning of Ann Arbor, Mich.; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise; a sister, Margaret Pritchard; and his parents.
A graveside service will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in Mound View Cemetery. Visitation with family will follow the service from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Gay St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary may be viewed online at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.