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Betty D. Armstrong

June 2, 1931 February 1, 2016
Betty D. Armstrong
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Betty D. Armstrong, 84, of Mount Carmel, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, IN with her loving family by her side.

She was born on June 2, 1931 in Mount Carmel, the daughter of Joseph Donald and Bernadine (Vandever) Horrall. She graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1949. Betty married Robert Charles Armstrong on March 1, 1954. Together they enjoyed thirty four years of marriage before his passing on February 7, 1989. Betty was also preceded in death by her parents and brother in law Bob Eggebrecht.

Betty devoted her life to her children teaching them about God and that legacy lives on in her family. She was a school teacher working at Lancaster School, Lancaster Christian School and Sonshine School where she fulfilled her passion of teaching children. Betty was a member of the Mount Carmel Church of Christ. She enjoyed being a part of the church’s card ministry. Betty touched many lives and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her two sons, Kerry Vaughn Armstrong of Westfield, IN and Robert Kevin (Jennifer) Armstrong of Graham, TX; three daughters, Kimberly Sue (Tom) Schalasky of Mount Carmel, Kelley Jean (Jim) Strine of West Salem, Kathy Jane Armstrong of Mount Carmel; one brother, Bobbie Gene (Frances) Horrall of Mount Carmel; two sisters, Carolyn Jane (Don) Macer of Mount Carmel and Kathryn Helen Eggebrecht of Davenport, FL; ten grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends are invited to gather to celebrate Betty’s life from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 4, 2016 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 5, 2016 at the funeral home with Minister Mike Knappier officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery in Mount Carmel where Betty will be laid to rest next to her loving husband.

Memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to Mount Carmel Church of Christ, 2400 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863. Envelopes will be at the funeral home or can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863.

Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Betty’s tribute wall and leave online condolences for the Armstrong family, please visit www.KeepesFuneralHome.com.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

4

Feb

6:00 PM 2/4/2016 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/4/2016 8:00:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

5

Feb

10:00 AM 2/5/2016 10:00:00 AM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Highland Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

college drive
Mount Carmel, il 62863

college drive Mount Carmel 62863 il
United States
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