Barbara Gail Armistead

Barbara Gail Armistead, 63, of Powderly, passed away at 6:50 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at U. T. Health - East Texas Medical Center, in Tyler.

Memorial services are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Bro. Kerri Ademak officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Barbara, the daughter of William and Marjorie Merrill, was born on March 30, 1956, in Elmira, New York.

She worked a number of years at Braums, Noble True Value and Hicks Muffler & Tire, before her retirement. Barbara was known as a loyal and hard worker. She was a wonderful homemaker and loved her family unconditionally.

She was preceded in death by her father, William Merrill; and a brother, Victor Merrill.

Survivors include her husband, Walter Armistead; three children, Michael Herron and wife, Jennifer, of Paris, Lisa Moore and husband, Samuel, of Reno and Jesse Herron and wife, Ashley, of Paris; her mother, Marjorie Merrill, of Talco; grandchildren, Monica, Madison, Jonathan, Joanna, Chelsea, Tyler, Jordan, Vivian and Jude; one great-grandchild, Carter; siblings, Tom Merrill, Bill Merrill, John Merrill, Ann Francis, Nancy Harrison and Jeff Merrill; along with many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

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