Maxine Marie Armstrong Hinton, 94, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. She was born July 2, 1918, in Clifton City, Mo., to Walter and Daisy Armstrong. She grew up in Beatrice, Neb., and served in the U.S. Army, being stationed in Japan following World War II. She was a professor of Nutrition at the University of Arkansas for eighteen years and is credited with establishing the first Nutrition degree offered at the University of Arkansas.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Warren Hinton; parents; brother, Wesley Armstrong and wife Naomi and wife Adilla; sister, Jean Reinig and husband Russell; and nephews, Michael, David, and Thomas Reinig.

Survivors include nephews, Rick Armstrong and wife Donna of Bear, Del., Robert Reinig and wife Evelyn of Orlando, Fla., Paul Reinig of Gainesville, Fla., Daniel Reinig of Lincoln, Neb.; and nieces, Vicki Boughton and husband Don of Macon, Ga., Jan Armstrong of Newark, Del., Peg Schlichtemeier and husband Ernie of Beaufort, S.C., Kathy Dixon and husband Dave of Brandon, Miss., Mary Cummings of Arlington, Texas, and Jeri Bierbower and husband Bob of Seward, Neb.; and numerous great nieces and nephews.

The graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Pine Crest Cemetery in Alexander.