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1932 Belva 2021

Belva Jean Armstead

February 7, 1932 — October 5, 2021

Belva Jean Armstead, 89, of Charleston, passed away, October 5, 2021.

She was born February 7, 1932, in Jackson Co., to the late Clem Curtis and Ethel Price Withrow. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Charles Armstead, son, Donald Alan Armstead, grandsons, Michael Armstead and Nicholas Armstead..

Belva Jean worked in the nursery, of Trinity United Methodist Church, Pennsylvania Ave., Charleston, for over twenty years and loved walking, and her two fur babies, dog Pearl and cat Boogers.

She is survived by her loving family, sons, Lester (Melissa Carte) Armstead, Mike (Joyce) Armstead, grandchildren, Jimmy, Cara, Curtis, and Travis, 6 great-grandchildren, brother, Kermit Withrow.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, October 11, at Sissonville Memorial Gardens, Grapevine Rd., Sissonville, with Dr. Earl W. Cochran officiating. Burial will follow in the cemetery beside her husband.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to Kanawha Hospice Care  1001 Kennawa Dr., Charleston, WV 25311

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Monday, October 11, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Sissonville Memorial Gardens

Grapevine Rd, Sissonville, WV 25320

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