Mary Armstrong Tanksley, 76, of Crossett, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado. Mrs. Tanksley was a native of Augusta, Ark.; a resident of Crossett for the past year and a former resident of Parkdale and Eudora. She worked at the Eudora Garment Factory for 30 years and was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Eudora.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Johnny Ray Tanksley in 2016 and Oliver Armstrong in 1997; a son, Larry Armstrong; her parents, L. D. and Margaret Ingle Smith; three brothers, Donald, Arthur “Bill” and Jerry Smith and a sister, Betty Tanksley.
Survivors include a son, Michael Armstrong and wife, Linda Jo, of Crossett; a daughter-in-law, Terry Ruth Armstrong of Eudora; a sister, Gloria Ann Harris of Andrews, Texas; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial were 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2016, in the Parkdale Cemetery with the Rev. Lyle Hern officiating.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home, Hamburg.
Online condolences may be made to jones-hartshorn.com.