Lewis Youngblood (12-6-14) service 12-11-14
Lewis Allen Youngblood, native of Savannah, was born April 4, 1938, and passed away at his home on Saturday, Dec. 6.
A resident of Michie for the past 15 years, Lewis was retired from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, District 57, Local Lodge No. 455, Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Prior to moving to Michie, Lewis was owner/operator of F&L Trucking, Ramer, Tennessee, leasing equipment to Oscar Mayer, Chicago, Illinois. He served honorably with the U.S. Army, having been discharged July 1967, and was a member of Berwyn, Illinois Masonic Lodge 839.
Survived by partner and wife of 26 years, Frances (Bird) Farley-Youngblood, native of Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. Also survived by following: sister, Betty Sue Youngblood-Milford of Stantonville Tennessee; cousin/friend Loyd Melson of Savannah; stepsons, Charles A Douglas of Hornbeck, Tennessee and Philip A Lobrano of Chewalla, Tennessee; stepdaughters, Pamela Davis of Union City, Tennessee, Rita St. Don of Abilene, Texas, and Lisa Journagan of Wichit, Kansas; a number of stepgrandchildren and niece/nephew families; special friends, Richard and Joan Reed, Billy Burrell, and David and Doris Meeks, all of Corinth, Mississippi area.
Preceded in death by his parents, Roy Youngblood and Verrah Lewis-Youngblood; brother, RJ Youngblood; sister, Mary Lou Youngblood-Britton; and special cousin/friend, Jack Melson, all of Savannah and Ramer.
Masonic and military graveside servcies were held on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 1 p.m., at Corinth National Cemetery in Corinth, Mississippi.