In loving memory of

Haidee Jocelyn Armstrong
January 23, 1926 - March 14, 2020

Haidee Jocelyn Binns Armstrong, 94, of Lowell, died Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Sunnybrook Assisted Living in Mt. Pleasant. She was born January 23, 1926, in New York City to Jocelyn and Iris Mae Black Binns. On March 27, 1960, she married Douglas Ian Armstrong in Oahu, Hawaii. He passed away February 6, 1997.
Haidee got her undergraduate at Hunter College in New York, and received her master's in library science at Columbia University.
For 23 years, she was a pastor's wife at New Song Christian Life Church in Lowell where she was a Sunday school teacher, youth group organizer, part of the women's ministry, very involved in prayer meetings and was very committed to sharing the gospel.
She worked as a librarian at Danville Community Schools.
Mrs. Armstrong was a voracious reader, enjoyed bird watching, gardening, arts and the theatre, traveling, and especially enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two children; Christopher (Shelley) Armstrong of Riverside and Elissa (Brian) Swafford of Mt. Pleasant; four grandchildren; Bethany Dralle, Angela Kane, Jonathan Swafford and Abigail Schaver; five great-grandchildren; Kamryn, Jasper, Calvin, Marley and Micah; brother David (Barbara) Binns of San Diego, California; and nephew Danny Binns. Her husband and parents preceded her in death.
A memorial has been established for "Stir The Fire Ministry".
Due to the Covid-19 health crisis, services will continue to be pending.


Stephanie Binns wrote on Mar 18, 2020:

"Sor sorry to hear of your loss. Although I have not meet her as an adult, I have spoken to her from time to time and she was always amazingly pleasant and full of life. Sending thoughts and hugs from the Binns family (Roger and his daughters). "

Jan whitaker wrote on Mar 17, 2020:

"So sorry to hear of your dear mothers passing. She was a good neighbor and I always loved to hear her pray at our Bible Studies. She loved the Lord and now she is in His presents, hallelujah! Peace be with you Chris , Ellssa and all your families. Jan whitaker"

Sara Freeseman wrote on Mar 16, 2020:

"So, sorry for your loss. Haidee was a very special lady. The loss of a parent leaves a hole in your heart that can only be filled with memories and we have to figure out a "new" normal. Take one day at a time, greive the loss, but always remember to pass along the love they gave. "