FOR THE DAILY SOUTHERNER
Alvin Earl Armstrong, Sr., 81, of Tarboro, died Wednesday, Jan. 8. 2013. A graveside service with Masonic Rites will be held at 11 a. m. Friday in the Oak City Cemetery, Oak City.
Alvin was a wonderful father and grandfather. He was a volunteer at Golden Living Center and a Mason and active member of Concord Lodge No. 58. He was also a grandfather of the Church of United Christian Ministry.
He is survived by a loving family including two daughters: Brenda Ward and husband, Gerald, of Tarboro and Crystal Whitfield and husband, Howard “Runt” Whitfield, of Tarboro; a son, Alvin Earl Armstrong, Jr., of Rocky Mount, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society — “Bosom Buddies,”c/o Jane G. Harper, 1010 Palmer St., Tarboro, N. C. 27886
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at Carlisle Funeral Home.
Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., Tarboro.
Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com