Mary Armstrong

In Memorial

Mary Carol Armstrong, 83, of Elizabeth City, NC entered into eternal rest on March 15, 2014.  She was predeceased by her parents, Mead and Mary Armstrong, and a brother, Warren B. Armstrong (Joan).

Surviving are a brother, Joseph Armstrong (Beverly); and two sisters, Gene Coston (Richard) and Rachel Osrud (Jim).  She was Aunt Mary to all her loving nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at her church, the Church of the Redeemer in Camden, NC.  Rev. Craig Stephans will officiate.  The family will receive friends both before and after the service at the church.  Mary has requested that donations be given to the Church of the Redeemer, 207 S. Hwy 343, Camden, NC  27921 in lieu of flowers.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Armstrong family.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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  1. Dottie and Ed Taylor

    Mary was a dear friend of ours as a result of being a part of her home group and our time planting Church of the Redeemer in the conservative, orthodox Anglican tradition. She was an inspiration or all of us in her desire to be true to her faith and to assure that we maintain study and understanding of the Bible. She will be sorely. Issued, but she will still be there with us in our journey to keep our church strong. Thank you, Mary, for the legacy you have left us with in our own efforts to understand God. Dottie and Ed Taylor

  2. Ana

    I am so sorry for your loss. Although, I do not know your family personally, I would like to share some encouraging thoughts from the Bible. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3-4 states, And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. Very soon now, we will never experience losing our loved ones in death. May these words give you a new hope.

  3. Karen S Jackson

    Condolences to the Family:

    I am so glad my life crossed paths with Ms. Mary. I have enjoyed many conversations with this sweet lady.
    She always spoke about her family,her church, and her personal driver that help make her life fulfilled so she could be independent.
    She often spoke of those who had touched her life and helped her through this earthly life, but her legacy lives in each of us.
    I know God has welcomed Ms Mary home. She was a good and faithful servant.

    Karen Jackson
    Edward Jones

  4. Linda Overman Williams

    I was so sorry to hear of Mary’s death. She was a very special friend to my mother, Lucie Overman who passed away in January of 2013. She was also very special to me and got me through some very difficult times, always with words of encouragement and much prayer! I feel very secure in the knowledge that she is indeed in heaven, and heaven is celebrating her arrival! We will miss her here, but my mother is certainly happy to have her to talk with again! My prayers are with your family.

    Linda O. Williams



  6. Laura & Dave Dixon

    Gene, Joe and family: We express our deepest sympathy to each one of you on the death of your dear sister, Mary. After reading the previous condolences from others, she was a wonderful lady. And after knowing Gene and Joe, I can “see” the resemblance. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Love you, Laura & Dave Dixon

  7. Moriah, Matt and Wolfram

    I am very honored to have known Ms. Mary Armstrong. She was a beautiful and strong woman and my family and I learned a great deal from her. It makes me happy that she was able to see my son who was born last august. I will miss our talks. Love to all the family I heard so much about.

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