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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

OBITUARIES >> 5-10-06


Michael Gene Youngblood, 42, of North Little Rock, passed away on May 8. He was born on Aug. 17, 1963, in North Little Rock to Jerry Allen Youngblood and Shirley Wilson Youngblood.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother Jerry Allen Youngblood Jr.
He graduated from Jackson-ville High School and was retired from Jerry’s Appliance Co. in North Little Rock.
Survivors include his wife, Loretta Youngblood of North Little Rock; his mother, Shirley Pauline Youngblood of North Little Rock; a son, Michael Gene Youngblood II; a daughter, Mycha Denise Youngblood; a sister, Lisa Renee Thompson and her husband Don, and numerous other family and friends.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home Chapel followed by interment in Arkansas Memorial Gardens in North Little Rock.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral arrangements are under direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.


Mildred L. Oakley Taylor, 77, of El Paso was born May 27, 1928, in El Paso to Quince and Opal Jones Oakley, and died May 4. She was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Carrol Taylor; three sons, Windell Taylor and his wife Deborah of Enola, Gerald Taylor and his wife Evyonne of Vilonia and Mike Taylor and his wife Wanda of Quitman; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Doyne Oakley of Searcy and Carthel Oakley of Morrilton; one sister, Carolyn Sarringer of Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, James Taylor; sisters, Shirley Safley and Nell Cates.
Funeral services were held Monday at Union Valley Baptist Church with burial in Grissard Cemetery. Arrangements by West-brook Funeral Home in Beebe.