Lizbeth Ann Newton Armour

December 28, 1944September 11, 2018

Lizbeth Ann Armour went home to The Lord September 11, 2018.

Born December 28, 1944 in Houston, Texas and adopted by Raymond and Louise Newton of Pecos, Texas. The family then moved to Fort Stockton, Texas where Ann grew up, enjoyed travelling with her parents to Big Bend, Mexico and Port Aransas and had many friends and memories there.

After graduating high school, Ann attended McMurry University and later San Angelo College where she met the love of her life, M.V. Armour. They married in 1967 and after a short time living in San Angelo, moved to Midland, Texas where they started their family soon after. After her children started school, Ann began work as an aide in special education with Midland Independent School District at Bonham Elementary and later shared her love of reading with children as a Librarian Aide at Pease Elementary until her retirement.

Ann was a long-time member of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) before later progressing to KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly). She made many friends there and looked forward to their weekly meetings and yearly conventions.

In retirement Ann enjoyed reading, cuddling with her dogs and cats, crocheting, going to the movies with her friend Wilma and attending water color and ceramic classes at Midland College. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren whenever the opportunity was available. Ann was preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Louise Newton of Fort Stockton, Texas. Her parent’s in-law Millard T. and Vada Armour of San Angelo, Texas. Aunt in-law, Ruby Hulsey of San Angelo, Texas.

She is survived by her husband, M.V. Armour of Midland, Texas. Her son, Scott Armour and daughter-in-law Jennifer Armour and step grandchildren Brandon and Christian Holguin of Lubbock, Texas; Her son, Lance Armour and daughter-in-law Marcie Armour and grandson Brett Armour of Midland, Texas; Daughter, Amy Armour and son-in-law Scott Unruh, granddaughter Teagan Boyd and her husband Mc Boyd and grandson Landon King of Midland, Texas; Her sister-in-law, Ruby Waren of Amarillo, Texas; Nephew, Jim Waren of Amarillo, Texas and Niece, Jennifer Waren Gertonson of Amarillo, Texas. Services will be held at Fairmont Park Church of Christ, 3813 Midland Dr., Midland Texas on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2pm. A lunch will precede the services.

In leiu of flowers, please consider donating to the American Diabetes Association.


  • Raymond (Deceased) Newton, Father
  • Louise (Deceased) Hinyard, Mother
  • Millard T. and Vada (Deceased) Armour, Parents in-law
  • Ruby (Deceased) Hulsey, Aunt in-law
  • M.V. Armour, Husband
  • Scott and Jennifer (Wife) Armour, Son
  • Brandon and Christian Holguin, Step Grandchildren
  • Lance and Marcie (Wife) Armour, Son
  • Brett Armour, Grandson
  • Amy and Scott Unruh (Husband) Armour, Daughter
  • Teagan and Mc (Husband) Boyd, Granddaughter
  • Landon King, Grandson
  • Ruby Waren, Sister-in-law
  • Jim Waren, Nephew
  • Jennifer Waren Gertonson, Niece


  • Funeral Service Monday, September 17, 2018

Lizbeth Ann Newton Armour

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Clara Gleghorn

September 14, 2018

Ann was a beautiful lady and my amazing friend for more than 40 years. She will be greatly missed by me and all of our TOPS friends - and those are many from her 43 years as a TOPS member. Love and prayers to the family.