|August 22, 2014
Gone But Not Forgotten: Elizabeth (Lewis) Armour
Elizabeth Ann (Lewis) Armour, age 95, of Battle Creek, MI, passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2014 surrounded by her friends and “family” of the Laurels of Bedford in Battle Creek, MI.
She was born September 27, 1918 in Scotthaven, PA the daughter of Daniel Norman Lewis and Mae Elizabeth (Clifford) Lewis.
Elizabeth had worked as a secretary and social worker for the State of Illinois for many years until she retired. After she retired she became bored and worked for 10 years at a Gentlemen's Club in the Chicagoland area as a coat check lady (the reason she worked there for 10 years is because they promised her a small pension).
Elizabeth had married Ninas Duey Armour in Chicago, IL on March 22, 1976; however he preceded her in death on March 12, 2010. She and her husband came to live in Battle Creek from Chicago, IL in 1985.
She is survived by her sister: Bernice Florence Pruitt of DeSoto, TX; a nephew: Lennie Pruitt of Chicago, Illinois; two guardians: Lorri L. Heddinger of Battle Creek and Cynthia Woodin of Tekonsha, MI; and many devoted staff and residents at the Laurels of Bedford.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter who passed away at birth; five sisters: Gloria Johnson; Margaret Liser; Bernice Smith; Esther Lewis; Dorothy Kalkbrenner; and two brothers: Clifford Lewis and James Lewis.
She was a member of St. Philip Catholic Church while living in Chicago and had attended St. Philip Catholic Church in Battle Creek. She had always made it a practice to attend 8 AM Mass while living in Chicago and also when she lived here in Battle Creek.
Visitation will be held at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM, with the Rosary service at 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Funeral services will be held in the Bachman Funeral Chapel on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 10:30 AM with The Very Rev. Father Mark Vyverman of St. Joseph Catholic Church officiating. Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Battle Creek, MI.