of Benton, AR
January 24, 1942 - April 9, 2021
Evelyn Ann Powell Armstrong, 79, of Benton, entered the eternal gates of Glory on Friday, April 9, 2021. She was born January 24, 1942 in Benton to George C. and Mary Hazel Petty Powell.Evelyn was a woman full of excitement for adventure and travel. You could say her favorite place to be was the beach, but really she liked accompanying anyone to any place, and anytime she got an invitation. Her love for Razorback sports was on a level unmatched to anyone you'd ever meet. You could also find her watching Hallmark movies and game shows. She loved her family with all her heart, but most of all, was an exemplary Christian lady and showed that in her actions throughout her life. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Benton for the last 20 years and previously attended Highland Heights. She will be missed but her memory will be cherished, and her legacy will continue through those who loved and cared for her. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Marion "Jack" Armstrong; brother, Jim "Stump" Foster; and sister, Dorothy Louise Steele.Evelyn is survived by her children, Jeff Armstrong and wife, Melinda, Bruce Armstrong and wife, Anitta, Steven Armstrong and wife, Christina; grandchildren, Erica Lawrence, Monica Williams and her husband, Ryan, Brent Armstrong, Sara Armstrong, and Jillian Hall and husband, Brandon; sisters-in-law, Alice Scarlet and Jean Foster; a special part of her heart, her dog, Susie Q., and many other nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. A Funeral Service will be Monday, April 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home, 6700 Alcoa Road, Benton. Interment will follow in Old Rosemont Cemetery.Visitation will be Sunday, April 11, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home. Masks are encouraged due to the high-risk category of many of our guests. The family requests memorials be made in Evelyn's name to the First Baptist Church of Benton Building Fund, 211 S. Market Street, Benton, Arkansas, 72015.
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Bruce,I am sorry for you and your family's loss. Children are a reflection of their parents and as many years as I've known you Bruce, I know she was a lady that will truly be missed.May God bless and comfort you all.Lynn
Jeff and Bruce and family, sorry for your loss. Gone to soon. May GOD,S sweet peace surround you all in the days ahead.
Evelyn was a classmate in high school and it was a pleasure to have known her. My condolences to her family. Merle Johnson
Jeff, Bruce and StevenSo sorry to hear about your Mother's passing. You all will miss her but you will be reunited with her some day and that is something to look forward to. Right now be comforted by the knowledge that she is safe and happy in the arms of God. He will take very good care of her. Pat Smith(Your father's first cousin)
Bruce and Jeff I am so sorry for your loss. She was a special lady. She will missed. Hugs and prayers for everyone. Love Terri Renfro
Bruce and Anita prayers for you and your family during this difficult time.
Jeff, Bruce and Steven, we were sorry to hear of your loss. We know she will be missed. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.Bob Stuckey and family
Always enjoyed visiting with Evelyn at church.
Jeff, so sorry to read about the loss of your mom. Always loved her smile. So glad she lived a full life of doing things she loved. Prayers for your family.
Steven, my sincere condolences.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all 🙏🙏
I was so sorry to hear about your mom!Your whole family is in my thoughts and prayers’May God Bless You!Linda Gail Terry Vorhies
So very sorry Jeff. I know you and your brothers will miss her greatly. Prayers for you all.
Steven, I’m sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. Another good person has gone on ahead and here we are left to do our best for a while, with God’s help. You’ll be in my prayers.
So sorry to hear about your loss, Bruce and Jeff. Prayers for you and rest of the family and friends.
Prayers for you and your family during this time.Marlena and Rick Smart
Jeff & Bruce Sorry for your loss. Praying for the entire family during this hard time. She was a great lady.
She will be missed
Bruce and Jeff so sorry for the lost of your mom and our cousin Eveland she was so sweet!! She thought about me often and which I Appreciated very much!! I think she new something was going to happen to her that is why Bruce took her get her nails done and a pedicure of her feet!!! Know she is all pretty up to meet God!!