Bernice Armstrong age 92 of Salem

Bernice Armstrong age 92 of Salem

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Mrs. Bernice Armstrong age 92 of Salem passed away Saturday, May 27 at Faith woods care in Borden, Indiana.

Mrs. Armstrong was born December 6, 1924 in Barbourville, Kentucky the daughter of John B. and Belle Carpenter Jones.  She moved to Indiana in 1940.

She married Samuel Eugene “Gene” Mattox in 1943.  He preceded her in death on May 5, 1969.  In 1974, she married Glenn Armstrong and assisted him with Armstrong’s Hardware for 25 years.  He preceded her in death on May 27, 2004. She was also preceded in death by a son:  Gary Eugene Mattox, two brothers:  Bev and Glenus Jones, three sisters:  Marie Voyles, Nannie Stacey and Ellen Kron and her parents.

Bernice was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and volunteer for the hospital auxiliary for many years.

She is survived by a son:  Jerry Lee Mattox (Janet) of Scottsburg, granddaughters:  Angela Mattox Owens (Chris) of Columbus and Emily Mattox Lewis of Colorado Springs, Colorado and three great-grandchildren:  Karley and Alex Owens and Gavin Lewis, as well as several nephews and nieces. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8PM and Wednesday from9AM-time of service.