Hillery Armstrong, Jr

December 21, 2009
Hillery Armstrong, Jr

Hillery Armstrong, Jr., 72 of Burgaw passed away December 21, 2009 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hillery Armstrong, Sr and Elizabeth Meredith Armstrong, brother Deames Armstrong , sisters Katie Tarry and Dorothy Smith.

Hillery is survived by his wife of 43 years Hattie Armstrong of the home, 5 children Kelvin Allen (Angie) of Charlotte , Melissa Walds (Matthew) of Burgaw, Hillery Armstrong, III of Wilmington, Patrina Ruffin of Burgaw, Kirstie Stokes of Burgaw, 10 grandchildren Nakita Stevens (Derreck) of Richmond, VA, Matthew Allen of Georgia, Alisha Allen and Micah Allen both of Wilmington, Kendra Stokes, Carrington Ruffin and Jessica Ruffin of Burgaw, Jadison and Amya Allen of Charlotte, Jordyn Armstrong of Wilmington, sisters Mary Mercy (Willie) and Carolyn Hankins, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be 12:00 noon, Saturday, December 26, 2009 at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, in Burgaw.

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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • December 22, 2009
    Joyce Farrior-Green says:
    To The Armstrong Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. It with saddness to know that Mr. Hillary has passed. Your family was showed great kindness to my late mother (Ms.Sarah Farrior). Please know that Mr. Hillary will be missed. May God Continue to Keep you in His care. Joyce Farrior-Green & Family Durham, North Carolina

  • December 22, 2009
    Linda Lytvinenko says:
    To Kirstie and all your family - we are so, so sorry that you have lost your father - and send you sympathy, hugs and love. May God heal your hearts and bless you, especially during this season of love. Linda and John Lytvinenko