Jane Ellen Armstrong, 87, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Friday, November 30, 2012. She was born June 8, 1925 in Marlow, Oklahoma to Clarence Washington Rollins and Thelma Evans Rollins. Jane grew up in Marlow where she attended school. She was very fond of music and sang in the school choir. Jane met and later married Ivan Armstrong on December 12, 1940. Later, after WWII, they moved to El Reno, Oklahoma where they raised three sons. Jane worked at numerous jobs in sales. She loved gardening and flowers, decorating, and spending time with her family; which she considered to be God’s greatest gift. Jane was a member of First Baptist Church in Muskogee.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ivan; her sister, Evelyn Steele; her brother, Glenn Rollins; and her sister-in-law, Judy Rollins.
She is survived by her three sons, Gary Armstrong and wife, Mary of Muskogee; Rodney Armstrong and wife Jane of Phoenix, AZ, and Martin Armstrong of Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Greg Armstrong and wife Erica, Ron Armstrong and wife Cindy Ann, Brock Armstrong and wife Cary, Vanessa Armstrong, Erin Rudd and husband Dan, Cindy Kay Littrell and husband Logan, Martin Craig and wife Lori; eighteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; sister, Joan Jeffords; brother, John Rollins; many nieces, nephews, and other family members; loving them all.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 3, 2012 at Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel with nephew, Thomas Steele and Dr. Lance Sawyer officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Gibson National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brock Armstrong, Greg Armstrong, Ron Armstrong, Martin Craig and Logan Littrell.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, 1830 North York Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com