Dorothy H. Armstrong

October 27, 1927September 20, 2013

Dorothy Harper Armstrong, 85, of Chattanooga died Friday, September 20, 2013. She was born October 27, 1927 in Chattanooga to the late Carl Harper and Gladys Martin. She was preceded in death by her husband Freddie P. Armstrong, Jr.; grandsons Jimmy Armstrong, Terry Armstrong and John Armstrong. Dorothy had worked for Rossville Federal Savings and Loan and First Federal Savings and Loan (now know as Am South Bank). She was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include sons Jimmy (Jeanette) Armstrong and Larry (Brenda) Armstrong. She was nonnie to Kimberly Armstrong, Stephen Armstrong, Brandon Armstrong and Tyler Armstrong, David Armstrong, Gabriel Armstrong, Kara Armstrong, and Gracy Armstrong; honorary nonnie to Erich, Kristyn, Judah, Anna, Jonah Haws and Kristina DeFriese. Nieces Linda Weatherly and Jan Kinard; uncle Foster Mathes and several cousins also survive. Dorothy had many good friends and neighbors at the Fontainbleau Apartments where she had lived for over 30 years. She retired from the apartments after 18 years of service as assistant manager. Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 22 at 5:00 pm in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverend Ronnie Dotson officiating. A private graveside service will be held Tuesday at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-5 Sunday.


  • Visitation Sunday, September 22, 2013
  • Funeral Service Sunday, September 22, 2013

Dorothy H. Armstrong

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September 25, 2013

Larry and Jimmy, the void a Mom can leave seems impossible to fill. I offer my prayers for you to find a way to draw from the memories and start to fill that void.

Dennis Allison

September 22, 2013

remember her well from Harrison Baptist. Till we meet again.

September 22, 2013

We were sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing! Granddaddy always had good things to say about her. Her family is in our hearts, our thoughts, and our prayers during this difficult time!!
The Jenkinson Family