Carol Ann Armstrong, 88, Peru, died at 4:50 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru. She was born on Jan. 3, 1933, in Tipton County to Robert and Inez (Leavell) Drook.
Carol was a graduate of Somerset High School. She married Donald E. Armstrong on Nov. 29, 1953, in Somerset. He died Feb. 12, 1999.
Carol worked at The Francis Shoppe in Wabash for several years. She was a member of the Woodlawn United Methodist Church in Somerset and the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 301.
Her family was the world to her. She also enjoyed reading, shopping (especially for shoes and purses), singing in the choir, flowers, sports, cooking and traveling with her friends. Carol was an amazing and loud cheerleader and an avid Southwood Knights and Purdue fan.
She is survived by her daughter, Janel Proffitt, Peru; three grandchildren, Jamie (Mike) Gordon, Lafayette, Kacie Proffitt, Indianapolis, and Karie (Clint) Sheets, Carmel; two great-grandchildren, Rylie Sheets and Grayson Sheets, both of Carmel; brother Larry (Carole) Drook, Fort Wayne; two sisters-in-law, Kay Hess, South Bend, and Diane Armstrong, Chesterton; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Joseph E. Armstrong; and son-in-law David Roy Proffitt.
Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 7, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Ted Batson officiating. Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, at the funeral home.
The preferred memorial is Woodlawn United Methodist Church.
The memorial guest book for Carol may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.