Houston Jerome Armstrong, son of the late Jerome Armstrong and Doloris Hight Armstrong, was born Oct. 3, 1941 in Clarkton, Mo., and departed this life Friday, July 6, 2012, at the age of 70 years, 9 months and 3 days.
He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Houston married Nancy Bishop on Nov. 1, 1985.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Armstrong, of Kennett; two step-sons, Michael Sessums and wife, Shelly, of Arbyrd, Mo., and Tony Sessums and wife, Cathy, of Cardwell, Mo.; two step-daughters, Donna Elkins and husband, Jimmy, of Cabot, Ark., and Sheila Sessums, of Kennett; one brother, Larry Armstrong and wife, Shirley, of Campbell, Mo.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by one step-son, Barry Sessums and one brother; Leon Armstrong.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, July 9, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Bud Evans officiating.
Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery .
Pallbearers were Kenny Knight, Myka Henderson, Michael Sessums, Jeff Seyers, Larry Armstrong and J.W. Elkins.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.