Portadown has been left stunned by the sudden death of 16-year-old Craigavon Senior High School pupil Yasmin Houston.
The year 12 pupil passed away at Craigavon Hospital on Sunday night, prompting an outpouring of tributes on Facebook. Almost 300 people had left comments on Yasmin’s Facebook page by yesterday (Thursday).
Cameron Taggart - RIP. Only starting to really get to know you right, but you were always making me smile etc. You will be missed, sleep tight. Xx
Patricia Gordon - What a wee stunner. RIP.
Joy Lawrence - Thoughts and prayers with your family, Yasmin.
Lynsey De Paula Murphy - RIP wee pet, my thoughts and prayers are with your family. Love from Bayley Murphy’s mummy xo
Elizabeth Gorman - RIP Yasmin, you were such a wonderful girl. I remember getting to know you through Guides and Rangers and I’m so glad I did. Sleep tight sweetie. x
Nicole Whittle - RIP Yasmin. I didn’t know you but you were taken far too young, it’s so sad. My heart goes out to your family and friends at this devastating time.
Alicia Owens - God bless you. God has another angel in heaven with him️.️ I know you to see but didn’t know you. My heart goes out to you and all your friends and family. RIP.
Lynn McMahon - So sad, heaven has gained another angel. Thinking of your family and friends. xx
Chloë Jayne Wilson - Having to say rest in peace to someone who seriously doesn’t deserve this.. You’re in a better place now Yasmin, you’ll be missed️x
Nicole Smith - RIP Yasmin. Only the brightest stars burn out the fastest xxx
Shelby Willis - RIP Yasmin, so so so beautiful. You looked so peaceful and gorgeous tonight. Sleep tight princess xx
Kerry Maria Sloan - Didn’t know you really but know your sister and brother and thinking of all your family at this devastating time. xxxx
Pippa-Jayne Sterritt - Nearly 1,000 likes. Over 1,000 people loved you and miss you. It’s incredible Yazzie. Just look at this massive impact you’ve had on people. I’m so proud of my niece. You touched so many in your short life. Love you x
Hugh McCarthy of Killicomaine Junior High, which Yasmin attended,told the Times, “We will remember Yasmin as a pleasant, outgoing pupil who played a full part in school life. As a school community we are saddened by her death. We wish to pass our condolences to the family circle.”