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Clelle Simmons Armstrong

1926 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Clelle Simmons



Clelle Simmons Armstrong, 85, passed away on September 10, 2011.

She was born on September 7, 1926 in Mt. Pleasant, SC to Clifford and Clelle (Boyd) Simmons. She graduated from Moultrie High School in Mt. Pleasant. Clelle received her Bachelor's degree from Lander College and earned a Master's degree in English from the University of South Carolina. She taught at Chicora High School, Charleston, SC before her marriage to Luther William (Bill) Armstrong Sr. in 1952. In 1953 a new job with Chemstrand relocated Bill and Clelle to Pensacola. Clelle taught for one year at Pensacola High School, and was a member of the Sweet Adelines which she enjoyed very much.

Clelle was preceded in death by her husband Bill and her brother Choppy and sister Ginny (Mt. Pleasant, SC) She is survived by her sons Luther William (Bill) Armstrong Jr. and wife Kathy, Valdosta, GA; Clifford Boyd Armstrong and wife Sherry, Gulf Breeze, FL; and daughter Clelle Elise Armstrong, Pensacola, Fl. She was blessed with six grandchildren (Luke, Elizabeth, Amy, Will, Ryan and Robert) and two great-grandchildren (Jonathon and Lily). She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Visitation will be on September 17th, 2011 at 10:00 AM with the funeral service following at 11:00 AM at BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Hwy.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Sept. 16, 2011
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