Helen Lucille "Lucy" Armstrong
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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.
Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.
Published in Courier Press on Nov. 1, 2012