Helen Lucille Armstrong

May 6, 1923October 29, 2012
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Helen Lucille “Lucy” Armstrong, 89, was welcomed into the Arms of Jesus, October 29, 2012. She died at the Deaconess Hospital Hospice Care Center. Helen was born May 6, 1923 in Oakland City, Indiana to Thurlow Ferguson and Edna Mae Scott and graduated from Reitz High School. After graduation she worked as a riveter on P-47 aircraft for World War II. Later in life she worked at Flexsteel and was a union steward. Lucy loved to sew and made clothes for friends and family. Lucy was a very devoted Christian and touched the lives of everyone who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, ex-husband J.B. and two brothers Virgil and Edwin.

Lucy is survived by daughters, Karen Buente (Ervin) and Jo Ann Mullis (Ronnie) of Evansville and son, Terry (Kathleen) of Clayton, Indiana; grandchildren, Dr. Scott Armstrong (Kristin) of Boise, Idaho, Libby Armstrong of Plainfield, Indiana and Brett Mullis (Erin) of Evansville; great-grandchildren, Porter Armstrong of Boise, Jacob Armstrong of Plainfield and Paige and Vanessa Mullis of Evansville; and a special person in her life, Kerry Stemen of Plainfield and 5 sisters.

Many thanks to Pine Haven Nursing Home, Deaconess ICU and Hospice Care Center units for their wonderful support and gentle care.

Services will be at 11AM, Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Alexander Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel officiated by Rev. Bill Kellough with entombment to follow. Visitation will be held from 2:00PM until 8:00PM on Friday, November 2, 2012 at Alexander West Chapel and from 10:00AM until service time on Saturday at the cemetery.

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  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 3, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, November 2, 2012

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February 21, 2013

Mom, it's been 3 months now and I miss you more than ever. I would get a phone call from you and you would start the conversation out -"Uh Terr". . . God I miss that. I still cry for you. Love, Terr

Terri Huffine Haggard

November 2, 2012

JoAnn, Karen and Terry I am sorry to hear that Lucy has passed away. Seeing her picture brings back so many childhood memories - she was a very special lady. My deepest sympathy.


November 2, 2012

YOU MADE SUCH A GOOD DIFFERENCE IN OUR FAMILY. i'll never forget the costumes you made my main memories are when you cut me a apron pattern for 4H. THEN WHENI WAS SO PROUD MY SISTER MADE ITi said my which was replied...which half?I WAS REALLY CONFUSED THEN. LOVE AND HUGS SHIRLEY XXXXXX

November 2, 2012

As a believer in Christ; Lucy rejoiced in the blessed assurance of Heaven and everlasting life. For her it was absent from the body and present with the Lord. We rejoice for her, but grieve for the loss of her presence and beautiful smile. My prayers are for Karen, Jo Ann, Terry and the family.

Pastor Bill Kellough

Judy Stock

November 1, 2012

Terry and family sorry about the loss of your mother. I've wondered what happened to you and your family. Where is Terri? I had contacted Libby via Facebook, but she never said. Tell Scott Jennifer would like to hear from him and her phone number is 812-459-0699. Hope everyone is doing ok and especailly under the circumstances.


November 1, 2012

Oh I am sad to see on the obit I live in colorado. about Lucy. she and JB were wonderful FRiends esp of my husband Ray Biemiller. She was always proud of her family. My sym. to all of you. Ruth Biemiller Canon city Co.

Phillip & Martha Earles

November 1, 2012

you are ow with the GREAT PHYSICIAN and no longer in pain. You will be missed by all who ever knew you.

A Friend

October 31, 2012

...Weeping may endure for a night, but Joy Comes in The Morning.
Psalm 30:5

Doug & Janet Emmick

October 30, 2012

You will always live in our hearts and prayers.