We regret to inform you that Mr. Joe Sylvester Armstrong, age 58, passed after an extended illness on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at Signature Healthcare in Columbia. He was the son of the late Ethel Armstrong and Ben D. Armstrong.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ella Ingram.
He graduated from Marshall County High School; was employed by I.C.P. and was an expert brick mason until his health failed. He was affectionately known as Jo’Jo’. He will be missed and remembered with loving affection.
Joe Armstrong, is survived by two stepchildren: Kim Williams of Shelbyville and Tammy Williams of Tullahoma, three brothers: Troy Frierson of Memphis, Larry Armstrong of Lewisburg, and Paul Armstrong of Mt. Pleasant; two sisters: Evelyn Mitchell of Lewisburg and Tomeka Armstrong of Columbia; his caregiver Lathosia O’Neal of Lewisburg; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation and Viewing will be held from 5pm – 7 pm on Monday, January 30th at the Family Life Center on Heil Avenue; the Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the Family Life Center; burial will follow in Cook Memorial Cemetery.