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 Harry Vasco Armstrong

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Harry Vasco Armstrong

  • Birth 11 May 1938 Bluffton, Yell County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 21 Aug 1951 Bluffton, Yell County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Briggsville, Yell County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 65780798

The first of five children born to Asa "Acie" Alexander & Charles Willene (Mobley) Armstrong of Bluffton, Yell Co AR, Harry was killed by lightning at the age of 14 yrs.

Danville Yell County Record, Aug 31, 1951:
"Lightning Kills Bluffton Youth-
Vasco Armstrong, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Armstrong of Bluffton, was killed in a hay field near his home Tuesday when he was struck by lightning. Jackie Aikman, seven year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Aikman, also of Bluffton, was knocked unconscious by the same bolt, but suffered no ill effects. The boys were taken to a Russellville hospital by their parents, who were nearby when the accident occurred."

Thank you to Eugene for the tombstone photo.


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  • Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
  • Added: 17 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65780798
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Vasco Armstrong (11 May 1938–21 Aug 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65780798, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Briggsville, Yell County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie's Daughter (contributor 47137929) .