July 14, 2020
Louise Christine Armstrong, age 97, of Overton passed away on Tuesday July 14, 2020 and moved to her heavenly home. Christine was born on September 20, 1922 by her mother Idella (Igo) Farley and Arthur Clint Farley. She was a member of Overton Road Family Church. Christine before passing was the only living Charter Member of the Overton Road Church that was founded in 1946. She served 25 years as the Organizer of Women’s Ministries which helped fund the new church and parsonage construction cost by selling homemade fried pies and cakes in the Birmingham area. Working for Louise’s Petals and Pans several years as a store manager as well as candy and cake chef. She later became well-known in the community as a wedding cake and petit four caterer in addition to those unforgettable fired pies and candy creations. She had a gorgeous smile that illuminated any place she entered. She never met a stranger as she interacted with the community. Her life was a legacy for all the family to follow. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother to all. Truly the matriarch of the family she lived what she preached and never tired from serving her Lord and Savior. She loved family get-togethers and never let a person leave her home without eating and taking home food. Truly cooking was her talent, but she also had the talents of playing the guitar, piano and singing in a church quartet. She is preceded in death by her husband Tommie A. Armstrong; son: Terry Michael Armstrong; brothers: Claude Farley, Clarence Farley and Robert Farley, sisters; Cora (McCombs) Hodge, and Mary Patterson. Son in law: Erskine Posey and daughter in law Sue Armstrong. She is survived by her two daughters: Jane Posey and Susan Mayo (Mike), son Wayne Armstrong, daughter in law Patsy Armstrong, grandchildren; Mitzi Howard (Scott), Brett Armstrong (Angela), Derek Armstrong (Melissa), Tommie Armstrong, Rebecca Bykowski (Thomas), Joshua Armstrong (Brooke), Jacob Armstrong (Laken) and Dalton Armstrong, step grandsons: Billy Fields (Cathy) and Vince Webster, great grandchildren; Drew Armstrong, Christian Armstrong, Macie Armstrong, Baker Armstrong, Parker Armstrong, Holland Armstrong, Asher Armstrong, Corbyn Armstrong, Darien Armstrong, Anna Christine Howard, Abby Howard Brumbeloe (Casey), David Howard, and Timothy Howard. The visitation will be Friday, July 17, 2020, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Overton Road Family Church, 5460 Overton Road, Birmingham, AL 35210. Visitation will continue Saturday, July 18, from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM. The funeral service will be at the Church at 1:00 PM, will Pastor Major Trammell officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Crest Cemetery.
Louise Christine Armstrong, age 97, of Overton passed away on Tuesday July 14, 2020 and moved to her heavenly home. Christine was born on September 20, 1922 by her mother Idella (Igo) Farley and Arthur Clint Farley. She was a member of Overton... View Obituary & Service Information
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