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Alice Armstrong

May 4, 1943 — August 22, 2014

Alice Barnes Armstrong, 71, Ocoee, FL

Went to be with her Lord on Friday August 22, after a long struggle with CorticoBasal Ganglionic Degeneration, surrounded by her family and friends.

Alice is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 48 years, Pete son Robert and wife Melody, Groveland, Daughter, Kae, Ocoee three grandchildren, and five great grandchildren, brothers Jimmy JC Barnes, and a host of loving friends clients. Alice was preceded in death by her parents, James R. Barnes Vera Alsobrook, and sister Virgie Everett, brothers Bubba and Greg Barnes.

Born May 4, 1943 in Coleman FL, Alice moved to Groveland in 1958, attended Woodys Cosmetology school in Orlando, and then moved to Ocoee in 1963 where she lived out the rest of her life.

Alice was a community leader and involved in multiple organizations that focused on strengthening families and improving lives in our community.

Member of Winter Garden Elks Lodge 2165, Lodge Trustee, Ladies Auxiliary, Officer of the year 20042005. Chairperson: Bingo, Americanism, Drug Awareness, Kitchen, Needy Families, and Community Activities. She was an integral committee member for, Charity Ball, Cancer Benefit, Social Community Welfare, and Public Relations. In addition she sponsored many youth allowing them to attend the Elks Club youth camp.

Other Community involvement: Ocoee Little League, West Orange Girls Club, American Legion, VFW Winter Garden, and various other civic and social organizations.
Alice was a loving and caring person who befriended many and gave of herself tirelessly. She impacted many peoples lives with her love and generosity and will always be remembered for her devotion to others. She was a sister to her friends, she was brutally honest, and she opened her wallet for every child or adult who pulled on her heart strings. Throughout the years she worked at numerous salons where she made so many people beautiful for weddings, proms, or special occasions and then charged very little or only the price of the products.

She was an amazing cook, she loved Mickey Mouse, Beanie Babies Porcelain Dolls, she loved to play Bingo, Scratch Offs, and any games of Chance. But most of all she loved spending time with Family Friends. She will Truly be missed.

Visitation


Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home
1148 East Plant Street
Winter Garden, FL  34787
Monday, August 25, 2014
5:00 8:00 PM

Service


Graveside Service

Woodlawn Memorial ParkH
400 Woodlawn Cemetery Road
Gotha, FL  34734
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
10:00 A. M.

Cemetery


Woodlawn Memorial ParkH
400 Woodlawn Cemetery Road
Gotha, FL  34734
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