Janice Armstrong

August 20, 1940 - June 1, 2021

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Janice Armstrong, 80 of St. Paris, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 in the Springfield Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

Janice was born August 20, 1940 in West Liberty, Ohio the daughter of the late Robert and Violet (Humble) Birt. She was a lifelong member of the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union. She was a graduate of the first consolidated class of 1958 at Graham High School. In school, Janice was a FFA Queen and a cheerleader. She specialized in being a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Janice enjoyed sewing, reading and doing puzzles, being a 4-H advisor and a Sunday School teacher.

Janice is survived by her husband of 62 years, Bill Armstrong; children, Teri (Mike) Phillips, Tim (DeAnne) Armstrong, Tammy (Mike) McCall and Tonia Snyder; grandchildren, Erica (Jonathan) Grossman, Wes Ropp, Bobby, David and Joseph (Sarah) Armstrong, Doug (Kylie) McCall and Tyler Snyder; 8 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joanne Birt, Ray (Barbara) Woodward and Loretta Vernon as well as several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Robert "Bussy" Birt and Phyllis (Fred) Pestke; brothers-in-law, Larry Vernon and John (Betty) Armstrong.

Funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, June 5, 2021 in the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union with Pastors David Van Hoose and Mike Grable officiating. The family will receive friends from 10-12 noon prior to the service.

Burial will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery, St. Paris, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Janice's memory to the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union, 1121 Main Street, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

Arrangements entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Susie M. (Heatherly) Birt Hillison - Jun 7, 2021
I'll always treasure the memories of our restoring that northern Concord twp. cemetery, the cows and bull we had to go thru to get to it, playing cards, video games, family events, fair, etc. I and everyone will miss you but you'll live with us in spirt till we meet again. Love you always.
Judy (Baker) Judd - Jun 4, 2021
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family as you go through this trying time. She was a great lady.
Bill and Polly Hiltibran - Jun 3, 2021
Bill, We are sorry to hear of Janice’s passing. Our hearts hurt for you. May God give you peace and comfort.
David and Debra Kreitzer - Jun 3, 2021
Prayers to all that are touched with the loss of this wonderful person 🙏. Aunt Janice will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace
Eileen (Finnerty) Jones - Jun 3, 2021
Bill and Family, I am sorry to learn of Janice’s passing. I have fond memories of her friendship as we were cheerleaders and of being classmates. I will be out of town for a Granddaughters graduation at the time of the Funeral but please know I share your loss and send my deepest sympathy. Eileen /Finnerty Jones
Ginny Shirk Stanley - Jun 3, 2021
My condolences to the family. I remember many fun times at 4-H meetings with Janice. Prayers for comfort and courage and blessings for the future.

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