Helen ArmsteadServices to Celebrate the life of Mrs. Helen Armstead will be held, Friday, March 25, 2016 at Griggs Chapel Baptist Church.

1718 Fargo St., Dallas, Texas 75223.

Wake service will be, Thursday, March 24, 2016, 7:00-8:00pm at Lomax Funeral Home. 2703 Elsie Faye Heggins.

 Helen Louise Sample Armstead was born on August 27, 1935 in Dallas, Texas to the union of the late William “Bill” Sample and Margaret Sample. She departed this life on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

She received her formal education from Dallas Independent School District.

She accepted Christ as her Savior and united with True Light Baptist Church, later she joined Olivet Baptist Church then she joined Bon Air Baptist Church, at the time of her death she was a faithful member of Griggs Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. She was an active member of the Senior Choir, Missionary Society and the Sunday school. She was a member of the following organizations; Head Start of Greater Dallas, The Oak Cliff Center, Acorn,  daughters of isis and Zakat Temple.

Joining her in celebration are her parents, a brother, Fredrick D. Sample, a sister, Margie Sample Johnson, two sons, Darryl Steven and Phillip Anthony and a daughter Wilma D. Armstead Harris.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories, husband of (64) years, Willie James Armstead, two sons; Clifford Wayne (Esther), and Doyle Keith (Gail), three daughters; Felicia Anita, Bridgette Rochelle and Angelette Armstead, four brothers; REV . James Sample, Alfred B. Sample (Major), Thomas Sample (Mae) and Mark Earl Sample (Verla) and one sister, REV. Peggy Ann Sample Williams, one brother-in-law Travis Armstead (Beverly), thirteen grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.