Myrl Armstrong

VARDAMAN – Myrl Hollingsworth Armstrong, 87, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Joy Healthcare and Rehab. in Cleveland. She was a retired employee of Kellwood Company and Vardaman Community Center. She was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church.

Service is at 11 a.m. Monday at Vardaman First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Ramage. Interment is at Elzey Cemetery in Vardaman. Parker Funeral Home in Vardaman is in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by two daughters, Rita Carter (Phil) of Raymond and Charlotte Dye (Calvin) of Cleveland; two sisters, Grace Young of Houston and Lou Swaim of Alexandria, La.; two brothers, Bob Hollingsworth of Vardaman and Jim Hollingsworth of Hernando; three grandchildren, Emily Elliott (John Mark), Claire Boyles (Jason) and Valerie Norton (Allen); and two great-grandchildren, John Coley Elliott and Scottie Elliott.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Coley Armstrong; her parents, Thomas and Clara Spratlin Hollingsworth; sister, Virginia Morgan; and two brothers, Milton and Ralph Hollingsworth.

Pallbearers are Jason Brooks, Gregg Hollingsworth, John Richard Lancaster, Clay Spencer, Adam Wright and Dennis Wright. Honorary pallbearers are Jeremy Brooks, Randy Brooks, Jimmy Hollingsworth Jr., Mark Hollingsworth, Tommy Richard Morgan, Randall Wright and Larry Young.

Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, Jan. 23, Chickasaw Journal.

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