Lynn Gail Armstrong

Published 12:30 am Saturday, June 25, 2011

PURVIS — Lynn Gail Armstrong, 72, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at his home. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2011, at Moore Funeral Chapel in Purvis followed by burial at Coaltown Cemetery.

Born in Vicksburg, Mr. Armstrong attended Jett and Culkin schools and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked for Brown and Root Construction and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Bryon Hundley Armstrong; a brother, Jesse Harper Armstrong; two sisters, Monia Duke Guthrie and Jennye Parker Hughes; and a granddaughter, Ashli Armstrong.

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He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Christine Strong Armstrong of Purvis; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kerrie and John Fulcher of Reston, Va., and Kim and Brett Anderson of Purvis; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin and Janet Armstrong of Baytown, Texas, and Kenny and Laura Armstrong of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Beverly Ervin Harris of Vicksburg; grandchildren, Shelby and Sophia Armstrong, Tyler, Derek and Nic Fulcher, Colby and Morgan Anderson; and his mother-in-law, Madeline Strong Jones of Hattiesburg.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Moore Funeral Home in Purvis.