The Homegoing Service for Harold M. Armstrong will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017 at St. Philip A.M.E. Church, 240 Candler Rd., S.E., Atlanta. The Reverend William D. Watley, Ph.D., senior pastor and eulogist. Rev. Priscilla Adams will preside. The body will lie in state one hour before the service. Entombment Westview Cemetery mausoleum. A notable educator with an affinity for science, mathematics, audio electronics and videography, Harold Armstrong's professional career expanded beyond the classroom to also include insurance and industrial management positions. He had previously lived in Cleveland, OH where he was one of the prevailing intervenors in the U.S. Supreme Court case (Freeman v Pitts) that resulted in the desegregation of the Cleveland Public Schools. After moving to Decatur, GA, he served as president of the Chapel Hill Community Association for several years. Those who cherish his memory include: his wife, VernaDean Armstrong; daughters, B'Randi Armstrong and Ashley Armstrong; sisters, Wynona Willis (Willie) and Leanna MacArthur; brother, Melvin Johnson (Theresa); special nephew, Darryl Reed; sisters-in-law, Gaynell Coudray and Germayne Nash(Andrew); other relatives and friends. Viewing and visitation 6:00 8:00 p.m. Friday at Grissom-Clark Funeral Home, 227 East Lake Drive, S.E. (at Memorial Drive). www.grissom-clarkfh.com . 404-373-3191.
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