Mable Armstrong

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Mable Rosetta Brown Armstrong
was born in Blytheville, Ark. on Dec. 28, 1926 to the late Ellen and Silas Brown. She departed this life on March 3, 2014 at the age of 87. Mable was an avid walker; she loved sewing, gardening, and crossword puzzles. She also loved history, reading her bible, and was a great story-teller. She was a woman of strong faith and resiliency. She married the late Dave Armstrong Jr in 1950.
Mable is preceded in death by her parents, Silas and Ellen Brown; husband, Dave Armstrong Jr; four brothers; one sister; and her grandson, Lance Lee Pate. She leaves to mourn her passing: sons, Ernest B. (Gladys) Pate of Milwaukee, Wis., Ronald Lee Armstrong of Canton, Ohio; daughters, Gloria Delair McMeans of Canton, Ohio, and Eartha F. Armstrong (Damon) Beasley of Canton, Ohio; sister, Hattie Mae Fisher of Blytheville, Ark.; special daughter, Darlene Jones of Canton, Ohio; special grandchildren, Ja'Niza (Raymond) Howard, Evonne and Kelly McMeans, Ta'Ronda (Willie D.) Clark III, Caleb (Brooke) Beasley; 12 other grandchildren; great-grandchildren; grandchildren from Milwaukee, Wis.: Darrell, Dee Dee, Devania, and Daniel Pate; and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 10-11a.m. Interment will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Those wishing to share their condolences or a fond memory may sign the Reed Online Guestbook at
Reed, 330-477-6721

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Published in The Repository on Mar. 6, 2014