Viola Arleen Armstrong (Lilbit/Slim) of Newark New Jersey, transitioned into heaven on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at the age of 65. Slim was born to Willie Brookus Armstrong and Drucilla Finch on April 14, 1954 in Newark New Jersey. She grew up the second youngest of nine and continued her education to obtain her certification. One
of Slims greatest accomplishment was being the vessel that brought forth Karen Stover her only child. In 1986 Viola met and fell in love with Red Howard Tolbert and the two became one in 1988. Slim was known for her boisterous character which embodied her small 5ft 85lbs frame. She was quick to let you know just how she felt and even quicker to be a helping hand. You could always guarantee that if there was a party Viola was sure to be the host. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends while listening to her music and having food. Viola is survived by her daughter Karen Stover, Her grandchildren Christina Armstrong, Kamoni Stover, Elijuon Stover, Naszier Stover and Makayla Stover, Great grandson Omari Razor and siblings Dwight Freidman and Lorena Walker and God-Sister Rosalyn Easter. She is preceded in death by her parents Willie Armstrong, Drucilla Finch, her love Howard Tolbert, her granddaughter Baby Girl and her siblings Rita Johnson, William Armstrong, Wilson Armstrong, Juanita Armstrong, Marlena Armstrong, Lola Armstrong and a host of nieces, nephews and a host of others.Cremation will take plans on November 29, 2019 and family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life ceremony on Saturday November 30, 2019 at 1:00pm at Solomon Towers: 15 Castle St. Wilmington, North Carolina.