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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: Croom / Smith / Armstrong
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2005 16:42:33 -0500
Calico Rock Progress - Aug 30, 1946 - Mrs Armstrong Dies Here Tuesday P. M.
Mrs Mary Alice Armstrong, aged 79, died Tuesday afternoon at the
home of her granddaughter, Mrs Faye Moody, of this place. Her death was not
unexpected, as she had been critically ill for several weeks.
Mrs Armstrong was the widow of the late Browning Armstrong, well
known citizen of Oxford, where the family resided for several years. She was
born in Lawrence County and moved to Izard County early in life. At the age
of 16 she was untied in marriage to Browning Armstrong, to which union ten
children were born. Her husband and five children preceded her in death. She
was a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by two sons, Edward Armstrong of Phoenix, Ariz.,
John Armstrong of California; three daughters, Mrs Belle Peart and Mrs Ida
Peart of the state of Washington and Mrs Annie Reeves of Calico Rock; one
sister, Mrs Ana Grimmett of Larkin, Ark., and five brothers, M. F. Smith of
Ft Worth, Texas, Ben Smith of Oklahoma, W. R. Smith of Brockwell, L. W.
Smith of Oxford, and W. F. S. Smith of Calico Rock.
Funeral services were held at the Church of Christ at Oxford,
Thursday afternoon at 5 o'clock, with the Rev J. R. Haws of this place
Pall bearers were Vaiden Harkleroad, Theo. Garner, Hale Garner,
Cecil Brimitt, Jim Dillard and Paul Stoner. Burial was in the Oxford
Cemetery under direction of the Roller Funeral Home of Calico Rock.
> Descendants of Benajah/Denajah Benjamin Croom
> ........ 2 Mariah Sarah Croom ...... +Whitfield Bergman Smith
> ................... 3 Mary Alice "Mollie" Smith b: August 30, 1867 in
> Lawrence Co., Arkansas d: August 27, 1946 in Oxford, Izard Co., Arkansas
> Burial: Oxford Cemetery-Oxford, Izard Co., Arkansas
> ....................... +Brannon William Armstrong b: July 04, 1861 in
> Illinois m: Abt. 1884 in Izard Co., Arkansas d: August 01, 1902 in Izard
> Co., Arkansas Burial: Union Cemetery-Fulton Co., Arkansas
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