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Doris Isabel Armstong

April 17, 1928 — November 9, 2021

Doris Isabel Armstong

Doris Isabel (Rhyne) Armstrong, 93, of Aztec, New Mexico passed away on November 9, 2021, in Durango, Colorado. Born on April 17, 1928, in Hatch, New Mexico to parents Edith Holcomb Rhyne and Cullen (Jack) Rhyne.

Doris became an orphan at the age of 4 and was raised by her aunt and uncle, Helen and Ralph Colcomb in Hatch, New Mexico. Doris was a devout Christian and loved numbers. She attended College for accounting before marring her husband Max on May 14, 1949. Together Doris and Max had 6 children and left New Mexico in 1960 to homestead in Rocky Mountain House in Alberta, Canada. There they owned a farm, which Doris would run while Max worked as a Linemen.

They moved their family back to New Mexico in 1973, where they had several business ventures to include the Aztec locker plant. After Max passed in 1986, Doris opened Calico Country store where they sold amazing quilts along with antiques.

Doris' strong faith was an inspiration to many who know and love her.

Doris is preceded in death by Lloyd Maxwell Armstrong, parents Edith and Jack Rhyne, sisters, Dorothy and Jackie.

Doris is survived by sons Richard Armstrong, Charles Armstrong, Ronald Armstrong, and Randy Armstrong, daughters JoAnn Oldenburg and Judy Harris including many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 12:00pm at the First Baptist Church in Flora Vista, NM. Internment will follow at Aztec Cemetery.

Memorials/Donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Flora Vista (fbcfloravista.com/donate) playground fund.

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