Services Friday for Chattanooga Lawyer

Chattanooga attorney Ralph Russell Armstrong died Saturday (June 8) at the age of 83. Armstrong, the father of 10th Judicial District Criminal Court Judge Amy Reedy, earned his law degree and undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve and Army ROTC, and was a member of the Hamilton County Bar Association. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 3405 Peerless Road in Cleveland. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 2151, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38101. The Administrative Office of the Courts reported the news.