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Mrs. Donna  I.  Youngblood

Obituary for Mrs. Donna I. Youngblood

June 9, 1947 - March 9, 2021
Murray, Kentucky | Age 73


Mrs. Donna I. Youngblood, age 73 of Murray, Kentucky died Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mrs. Youngblood was born on June 9, 1947, in Memphis, Tennessee. She married her husband of fifty years on October 10, 1970. To allow him to pursue additional education, she worked keeping books for small businesses from their home. As a member of the University Church of Christ, Mrs. Youngblood was known for her Christian faith, serving others, winning personality, and encouraging words. Most of all, her husband praised her constant and loving support and association with her him in over 50 years of ministry in churches. Her husband said, "Although Donna lived with heart problems for many years, she was active in Christian service, was a talented singer, loved to sew and make crafty things for gifts, and wrote many notes and sent cards to anyone needing a blessing."

She was preceded in death by her father, Walter W. Irwin.

Survivors include her husband, Richard D. Youngblood of Murray, Kentucky; mother, Doris Irwin Workman of Murray, Kentucky; son, Christopher R. Youngblood and wife Beth of Brentwood, Tennessee; two brothers, Travis Irwin and wife Debbie of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Paul and wife Kathy of Memphis, Tennessee; as well as two grandchildren, Andrew Youngblood and wife Kelby and Megan Youngblood all of Brentwood, Tennessee. She is also survived by her mother-in-law, Virginia Youngblood, who was living with them.

The immediate family will have a private graveside remembrance at the Highland Park Cemetery in Mayfield, Kentucky. A public memorial service is planned at the University Church of Christ on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. The Youngblood Family will receive visitors prior to the memorial service at the church from 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. All friends and family are invited to come visit and help honor the life of Donna.

Donna had asked that instead of flowers, money be given to more lasting efforts to bless people. She had many causes close to her heart. Two that have been close to her heart recently include the American Heart Association Great Rivers Affiliate, P.O. Box 15120 Chicago, Illinois 60693 and NationsUniversity, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1400, PMB 133, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.

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  • NationsUniversity
    650 Poydras Street, Suite 1400, PMB 133
    New Orleans, LA 70130

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201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
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