Judy Gayle Armstrong, 64, of Commerce passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, in Joplin, Mo., at Freeman Hospital after a short illness.

She was born Nov. 9, 1944, to Henry and Genevieve (Shepherd) in Wichita, Kan.

Judy graduated from Commerce HIgh School in 1962 and then attended NEO College where she obtained her associates degree in business. While attending NEO, she was a member of the Norse Star dance team.

She married Martin “Bud” Armstrong in July of 1972 in Miami. He survives, of the home.

She was employed with B.F. Goodrich for 13 years and then Twin Rivers Trucking Company before retiring in 2007.

Judy is preceded in death by her father, Henry Gandy.

She is survived by her mother, Genevieve Gandy of Commerce, and three sons, Henry Hollon and wife Robin of Kodak, Tenn., Robert Hollon of Commerce and Marty Armstrong and fiancee Sara Schulte of Commerce, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at the Paul Thomas Funeral Chapel in Commerce. Interment will follow at the Gandy Family Cemetery in Lowell, Kan.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22, at the Paul Thomas Chapel in Commerce.

Family will headquarter at 315 North Maple in Commerce.

Services are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Commerce.

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