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Armenia Elliott Creitz – April 2, 2014

Armenia Elliott Creitz passed away on April 2, 2014, at King’s Manor Methodist Home in Hereford.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014 in Adrian Methodist Church.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Vega.   Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers of Vega, 110 S. Main.
Armenia was born on October 19, 1912, in Grayson County in east Texas, she came to Adrian to teach school in 1938 after graduating from North Texas State Teachers College in Denton (University of North Texas).
She married Adrian resident Lorin Rhine Creitz (1908–2004) in 1941 and they lived, worked, and raised their family on the Creitz farm south of Adrian until his death in 2004 and her subsequent move to King’s Manor.
She is survived by two daughters, Paula Creitz Chamlee of Ottsville, Pennsylvania, Melani Kay Creitz of Austin, Texas, and three grandchildren, Stacy Creitz of Lubbock, Texas, Wendy Chamlee Owens of Marietta, Georgia, and Stephen Chamlee of Emaus, Pennsylvania, and 4 great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home in Vega from 1:30 to 3:30 on Sunday, April 6.


  • Donna Harwood Jordan Posted April 6, 2014 12:40 pm

    Dear Creitz family, I am saddened by the loss of Armenia as I have so many memories of being around her in her home, at school and at church. She and Lorin were generous to me in many ways with their interests and time and I often remember them when thinking of my growing up years and as I raise my daughter. I am thankful to have had her loving kindness in my life as it has helped me in many ways. You all have my deep sympathies. With love, Donna

  • Marlene Wellman Posted April 6, 2014 10:02 pm

    I am so sorry to miss this service. My brother-in-law died and we are still in San Antonio. Many memories and wonderful times spent in your home flood my mind. Prayers and lots of love for your family. m

  • Linda Williams Posted April 9, 2014 7:46 pm

    Dear Paula and Kay, So sorry for your loss of your Mom. Armenia was my Gma’s roommate and dining room partner for several years. She loved visiting, hugs and kisses. When feeding her and my Gma at lunch,she had the most delightful conversation with herself. Armenia was a special blessing to me. I will cherish those precious memories. Love and prayers, Linda

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