Violet Elizabeth Clarke Armstrong Dies at 87

Violet Elizabeth Clarke Armstrong

Violet Elizabeth Clarke Armstrong of Estate Hannah’s Rest died on April 3. She was 87 years old.

She is survived by her sons: Austin E. Armstrong and Walter Smith; daughter, Vivia Williams; grandchildren: Violet Smith, Edna Smith, Anthony E. Armstrong and Laurie E. Armstrong; great-and grandchildren: Kamal Simmonds, Niffitia Simmonds, Joshua Frontal, Jude Brewster, Alaya Ayala, Jahmika. Charles, Eustace Charles Jr. and Jahnika Charles.

She is also survived by great-great-grandchildren: Malakai Simmonds, I’Manee Francis, I’Mari Francis, I’Mair Simmonds, Jay’Coi Frontal, Shaniel Frontal, Akeil Canton Jr. and Emiyah Charles; daughter-in-law, Lurline A. Armstrong; son-in-law, Trevor Williams; sister, Hollis Jefferson; and nieces: Lori Nanton-Harris, Vellette Clarke, Ena Clarke, Phyllis Jefferson and Rhea Jefferson.

Other survivors include nephews: Dennis Nanton, Hugh Nanton, George Clarke, Wayne Clarke. Mark Clarke, Hugh Clarke, Antoine Clarke, Verne Clarke, Dennis Clarke, David Jefferson, Val Cyrus, Jeffrey Clarke and Jason Clarke; special family and friends: O’neil Abel, Clarke family, Finch family, Messer family and Members of the Class of 1954; special caregivers: Myrtle Vallarde, Ronette Ramos, Beverly Nesbitt and Yvonne Greene; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 19, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Frederiksted. Interment will follow at Frederiksted Cemetery.