Martha Youngblood

Martha Youngblood

Funeral services for Martha Youngblood, 79, of Merryville, Louisiana, were held on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Chance officiating. Burial followed in the Ebenezer Cemetery.

Martha Youngblood was born on Wednesday, April 9, 1941 in Sabinetown, Texas. She passed away on Friday, September 4, 2020 at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, Louisiana.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hamp and Hattie (Taylor) Youngblood; sisters, Betty Prince and Helen Ward; brother, Lewis Youngblood; and several nieces and nephews.

Martha moved to Florien with her parents in the fall of 1951. She never married, she lived with her parents until their death. She moved to Merryville in 1998 to be near her sister, Helen Ward and her family. Helen died August 12, 2016. Martha continued to live in Merryville near Helen’s children. The last 20 plus years that Martha lived in Merryville were happy fun-filled years. She became a close loving part of Helen’s family.

She is survived by her sisters, Evelyn Rhame of Florien and Deltha Ann Hopkins of Florien; brother, Douglas Youngblood and wife Jane of Sabinetown, Texas; along with a host of nieces and nephews and a special great, great, great nephew Sawyer Droddy. Pallbearers: Ronnie Ward, Madison Droddy, Cho

Droddy, Cameron Ward, Lewis Hopkins and Kevin Hopkins

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