Alice Jean Armstrong, 80, of Ft. Scott, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Medicalodge in Frontenac, KS.
Jean was born on August 22, 1938 at Hepler, KS to David and Ethel (Hardin) Huber. She graduated from Hepler High School in 1956 and attended Ozark Bible College in Joplin, MO.
She married Thomas Armstrong on April 26, 1958 in Hepler, KS. He preceded her in death on March 11, 1994.
She and Tom were charter members and helped to start Community Christian Church in 1972. She served many roles within the church, including youth leader, secretary, and pianist. She was a very gifted Bible teacher and mentored many over the years. She also loved to garden and tend to her flowers. Her favorite pastime, however, was to spend time with her family.
Survivors are sons Mike Armstrong and his wife Gina of Springdale, AR and David Armstrong and his wife Velva of Washington, MO; six grandchildren (Erin, Anna, Stacy, Heather, Abigail, Joel); seven great-grandchildren with one more on the way (Zoey, Bella, Peyton, Asher, Juniper, RJ, Owen); a sister-in-law, Bea Huber of Girard, KS; a brother-in-law, Ken Armstrong and his wife Sharon of Bartlesville, OK; many nieces and nephews and countless friends.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, brother Kenneth Huber, sister Dorothy Hanson and her husband Pete, sister Josephine Knopp and her husband Willis.
Rev. Mike Armstrong and Rev. David Armstrong will conduct funeral services at 10:30 AM Monday, March 11th, at the Community Christian Church.
Private family burial will take place in the Evergreen Cemetery later in the afternoon.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 PM Sunday at the Community Christian Church.
Memorials are suggested to either Wycliffe Bible Translators or Community Christian Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.