Obituary: Barbara Shaw Armstrong

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Barbara Shaw Armstrong, 87, of Lewisburg, died on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at NHC Oakwood.

Mrs. Armstrong was a native of Marshall County. She retired from Heil Quaker Corp as a receptionist with many years of service. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Marshall County Democratic Party, and the VFW Women's Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifton Shaw and Mary Ellen Leonard Shaw, and husband, Robert Clinton Armstrong Sr.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathy A. (Wayne) Ingram of Lewisburg and Martha Armstrong of Nashville; and son Robert Clinton (Gael) Armstrong Jr. of Nashville; sisters; Mary Elizabeth Cooper of Nashville, Betty Jo Allin of Chapel Hill and Virginia Greenfield of Miami, Fla.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services for Mrs. Armstrong were conducted on Sunday, Sept. 13, at Lone Oak Cemetery with Tom Sumners officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in care of NHC Oakwood, 244 Oakwood Drive, Lewisburg, TN 37091 or Caris Hospice, 701 West 7th Street, Columbia, TN 38401.

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