Jessie Armstrong- Singleton
Sunday 29th of December 1918 - Tuesday 10th of January 2023
Jessie Armstrong-Singleton, wife of David A. Singleton, passed away peacefully under hospice care and Baptist Health of Lexington. She was an only child of the late Jessie and Catherine Kirby Galloway, and had been a resident of Lexington since early childhood. She was retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Her love for the arts brought her to the Lexington Opera House, Studio Players, and the Singletary Center for the Arts where she was a volunteer usher. Along with volunteering, she was associated with the Northside Neighborhood Association, Lexington-Fayette County Democrat Woman's Club, a member of the Sara Kaufman Society of Hospice of the Bluegrass, and was proud to be a member of Kentucky Colonels for over forty years, and also a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.
She was a member of Central Christian Church and former member of Broadway Christian Church.
Jessie was a loving and enthusiastic person who enjoyed life, her family, and especially the theatre and church. She will be missed.
Her deceased husband, Charles Armstrong, was a retired associate of Hymson's Tots & Teens, stained glass artist and teacher, whom she married at St. Peter's Catholic Church in 1950, died in 1994.
She is survived by her husband David, a stepson Jonathan Singleton, several cousins including Ms. Nancy McKenney of Lexington, and a host of friends, including special friends Lee and Jane Bagley, Dr. Maxon Love, and Marcella Anderson.
Bearers will be Dr. Maxon Love, Larry Kezele, Dr. Greg Feeney, Brian Stortzum, Robert McKenney Jr. Leo Griffin.
Visitation will be at Milward's Funeral Directors, 159 N. Broadway Lexington, 5:00-8:00 PM, January 19, 2023. Service will be at Central Christian Church 205 E. Short St., Lexington, 1:00 PM January 20, 2023, with burial in Lexington Cemetery. Reception to follow.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass (www.bgcarenav.org) or Central Christian Church (www.centralchristianlex.org).
On behalf of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the Order offers its deepest condolences and is proud of a life well lived by Colonel Armstrong-Singleton. Sherry Crose, Executive Director Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels