Marta Va Revell Armstrong, age 75, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Hospice of Wichita Falls. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in the chapel of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home in Wichita Falls, Texas, with Randall Searcy officiating. Interment will follow in Crestview Cemetery in Wichita Falls, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.

Marta was born on June 30, 1938, in Graham, Texas, to the late John Franklin and Mattie Viola (Birdwell) Revell. She was the treasurer of the Electra High School Senior Class, where she graduated in 1956. She married Billy Wayne Armstrong on Nov. 8, 1958, in Wichita Falls. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 1998. She was a vice president with North Texas Federal Savings and Loan for 22 years. Marta was a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Association. She was also a member of the Church of Christ at the 23rd and Grace Church of Christ and a lifelong resident of Wichita Falls.


She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Billy Wayne; and one brother, Billy Keith Birdwell.

Marta is survived by her two sons: Billy Dale Armstrong and wife Rhonda of Iowa Park and John B. Armstrong of Wichita Falls; daughter Marsha Gillispie and husband Dennis of Wichita Falls; seven grandchildren: Billy Don Armstrong, John Phillip Armstrong, Ira Buford Armstrong, Mitzi Lynn McMahen and husband Matt, Mitchell Ray Armstrong and wife Ashley, all of Wichita Falls, Dennis Greer Gillispie Jr .and wife Blair of Archer City and Christopher Shane Gillispie and wife Jazzmin of Wichita Falls; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Family visitation was held on Monday, May 26, 2014, from 5-7 p.m. at Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home in Wichita Falls.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, P.O. Box 4804, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308 or to Lake Arrowhead Volunteer Fire Department, 502 Pawnee Trail, Henrietta, Texas 76365.

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