Barbara J. Armstrong

Barbara J. Armstrong, 63, of Huntington, IN, died at 5:40 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at her home, surrounded by family.

Mrs. Armstrong graduated from Huntington North High School with the class of 1975. She obtained her Nursing Home Administrators License on April 18, 1986 from the University of Saint Francis. Barbara worked for Miller’s Merry Manor and Beverly Nursing Homes in Fort Wayne, IN. She was a member of the Central Christian Church in Huntington.

She was born on April 16, 1957 in Monterey, CA, on Fort Ord U.S. Army Base, to Herald Griffith and Henda McCurley Conley. Her mother survives in Huntington. She married Timothy D. Armstrong on May 24, 1986, in Fort Wayne, IN. He survives in Huntington.                        

Additional survivors include two sons, Brandon D. (Amy) Armstrong, of Middletown, DE, and  Michael D. Armstrong, of Fort Wayne; two daughters, Courtney J. (Ryan) Bonbrake, of Huntington, and  Julie (Michael) Reidt, of Fort Wayne; two granddaughters, Addison J. Bonbrake and Leah Reidt; four grandsons, Owen D. Bonbrake, Evan L. Bonbrake, Daniel Armstrong and Ethan Reidt; two brothers, Randall (Brinda) Griffith, of Liberty Center, and Daniel (Treena) Griffith, of Huntington.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Central Christian Church, 500 MacGahan St., Huntington, with Rev. Chris Hayden and Dr. Sam Young officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service.  Entombment will follow in Covington Memorial Gardens, 8408 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Bailey-Love Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Indiana/National Multiple Sclerosis Society, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750.
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