Barbara Armstrong Wold

Published 6:30 am Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Barbara Armstrong Wold


Barbara Armstrong Wold died on Saturday, September 7. She was the wife of Dr. Sidney Wold and the daughter of the former Norris and Porter Armstrong. Barbara was born in 1927 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and grew up in Danville. She attended the old Maple Avenue School and Danville High School. She is a graduate of Duke University where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Barbara married Sidney Wold in 1951 and they lived in North Dakota, Louisville, and Minnesota while he was attending medical school. They returned to Danville in 1962 where Barbara was a past member of the Little Garden Club, Young-Rodes Library board, hospital auxiliary, Centenary United Methodist Church, and Study Club.

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Barbara is survived by her husband of 68 years, Sidney Wold; one son, Karl Christian Wold, daughter-in-law, Teri Abram Wold, grandson, Karl Christian Wold III, and granddaughter, Olivia Wold, all of Texas; a daughter, Gretchen Wold, and son-in-law, Thomas Martin, both of New York; one brother, Norris Armstrong, of Danville; and two beloved sisters-in-law, Betty Wold Johnson of New Jersey and Elaine J. Wold of Florida.

Services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Centenary United Methodist in Danville with refreshments from 10-11 a.m. Rev. Chris Morgan will officiate.

Memorial donations are suggested to Boyle County Public Library or Centenary United Methodist Church. The online guestbook will be available at