Judy Kay (Yost) Armstrong, 55 of Whittier, NC departed this life Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was born May 2, 1959 in Fairmont. She was the daughter of the Fred P. Yost of Ashland, KY and Ruth M. Boyles of Grafton. She was a graduate of Grafton High School class of 1977.
She received her RN degree from South Florida Community College, Avon Park, Florida. She had been a practicing nurse in West Virginia and Brison City, NC.
Judy was a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Brison City, NC.
Judy enjoyed spending time with family and riding motorcycles wither her husband. She was an avid animal lover and was known to take in many rescues.
She is survived by her husband, Dwight (Buddy) Armstorng of Whittier, NC, sons Ryan Wayne Korth of Ashville, NC, Jesse Garrett Korth of Ashville, NC, daughter Ashley Louise (Damien) Phillips of Alarka, NC, Step-son Joseh (Kelly) Armstrong of Winterhaven, Florida and grandson Cameron Phillips of Whittier, NC, and sister Robin Mayle-Bess (Jeremy) of South Charleston, WV.
Judy was proceeded in death by paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Yost, maternal grandmother Dollie Louise Dodd, first husband, William K. Korth, mother-in-law Mary Armstrong, stepfather James J. Boyles and brother-in-law Michael (Time) Mayle.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Crisp Funeral Home, Bryson City, NC, 28713.