Lona T. Youngblood
Lona T. Youngblood
  • May 31, 1920 - December 14, 2017
  • Hendersonville, Tennessee

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Lona Youngblood, age 97, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 14, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elston; parents, Andy and Molly Tucker; sisters, Minnie Rigsby, Angie Tucker, Lena Smith, Ola Earls, Sally Lance, Daisy Parton, Jennie Newby, Willie Lance, Jessye Thomson, Ann Austin and brother, Oscar Tucker.

She was a strong Christian and had many friends. She loved people and was very active in Hendersonville First Baptist Church for 60 plus years until she was no longer able to attend.

She is survived by her children, Elaine Tuberville, White House, TN; Billy Youngblood, Madison, TN; Jack Youngblood, Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Wesley Jordan, Springfield, TN; Glenda Crowder, White House, TN; Lydia Beatty, White House, TN; Jack Youngblood, Jr. and Molly Geiger, Jacksonville, FL; Whitney Smith, Nashville, TN; ten great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.

She spent 14 plus years helping families at Forest Lawn, seven years helping finding jobs for individuals at Baker and Baker. Her life was blessed by being able to help others where there was a need. Lona lived her last seven years at Park Place Retirement where she made many friends and enjoy living. Now she is happy with her family and Lord.

A celebration of life will be conducted 10:00 Monday in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Dr. Bruce Chesser officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends will gather to remember Mrs. Youngblood at a visitation Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 2:00 until 5:00.