Clara C. Armstrong, 85, of Grant Ave., Butler (Oakland Twp.) went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 from the VNA Hospice following a short illness.
Born April 13, 1930 in Oakland Twp.,she was the daughter of the late Orie and Florence McMillen Mottern. She was married for 64 years to Clair Armstrong who survives.
Clara formerly was employed at Penn Champ in East Butler for several years. She was an active member of the Faith Fellowship Alliance Church where she arranged the Sunday flower arrangement for 25 years. She enjoyed gardening, both flower and vegetable. Clara was an accomplished seamstress.
In addition to her husband, Clair, survivors include daughter, Dlynn (Mike) Williams of Cumming, Georgia; son, Jeff (Karen) Armstrong of Amhearst, New Hampshire; sister, Judy (Donald) Hays of Chicora; two brothers, Harry (Nadine) Mottern of Chicora, Bert (Beryl) Mottern of Sarver; and four grandchildren, Angela, Joelle, Samara and Rachel.
Clara was preceded in death by sisters, Carrie June Mottern, Hazel Karenbauer, Alberta Callen, Leona Osche; and a brother, Lee Mottern and a granddaughter in infancy.
Friends will be received on Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at the Faith Fellowship Alliance Church. Pastor Richard Jenks will officiate the services. Interment will follow in the West Sunbury Union Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.