ALTO - Mattie Jean Jamerson Armour, 67, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Emory University Hospital.
Born in Banks County on May 14, 1947, she was the daughter of the late James Dorsey “J.D.” Jamerson and Leola Meeks Jamerson. She was a member and a faithful pastor’s wife at Antioch Holiness Church for 34 years and was the church pianist for 30 years. She began playing the piano in church at around age 10. Her testimony was that church was her life. Mrs. Armour was a loving and faithful wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Jacob Armour, Alto; sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Jan Armour, Cornelia, and Chuck and Rhonda Armour and Graylen and Amanda Armour, all of Alto; grandchildren, Erin (Seth) Roberts, Alto, Emily Armour, Alto, Hunter and Fisher Armour, both of Cornelia, Dylan and Levi Armour, both of Alto; and Reagen and Logan Ferguson whom she loved as her own grandchildren; sisters, Lynda Armour, Lula, and Ann Moore, Cleveland; brother and sister-in-law, Jesse and Connie Jamerson, Alto; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives, friends and church family.
Funeral services were held Sunday, July 6, at Antioch Holiness Church in Lula with the Revs. Graylen Armour, Larry Dyer, and Jeff Sparkman officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with the Rev. Marty Smith officiating.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.