Joseph Bennie Armour age 86 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018.
Born in Lumpkin County, Georgia, he was a son of the late Leco and Polly Waters Armour. Mr. Armour was the owner and operator of Armour’s Paving and in his spare time enjoyed fishing and traveling. He was of the Holiness faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Beulah Lightsey Armour; stepson, Ronnie DuBois; grandchild, Rebecca Armour; brothers, Perry Armour and Taft Armour; sister, Genevia Wade.
Surviving are his wife, Rose Crump Armour; daughter, Luania Rumph; son, Ted Armour; stepdaughters, Cindy Ferguson and Elizabeth Crane; stepsons, Nathaniel DuBois, John DuBois, Casey Keller, Dennis Keller and Wayne Keller; brothers, Ralph Armour, L.J. Armour; sisters, Imogene Wade, Doris Jones, Joydean Martin, Linda Ferguson and Patsy Armour; grandchildren, Ronnie Tyler, Matthew Tyler, Veronica Horton, Jody Armour; 6 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; numerous step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Bennie’s Life will be held 2 pm Monday, October 29, 2018, from the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart. Interment will follow in Level Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4-8 pm on Sunday.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.