Mary Ruth Youngblood
4/2/1939 - 10/4/2021

 Mary Ruth Youngblood, 82, of Bellmead, passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021.

She was born on April 2,1939 in Columbia, South Carolina to Thara Madge & John C. Campbell. She married Willie B. Youngblood on February 23, 1961 in Waco. 

Mary worked various jobs before finding her true calling and following her motherís footsteps and becoming a nurse.  She thrived on helping others and worked as a registered nurse for 32 years. Mary had a passion for her Bellmead community and served on the City Council and was Mayor. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and the Henry Downs chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution,  Mary will be remembered for loving others unconditionally.  She will be greatly missed by those that loved her most. 

Mary is survived by her husband, Willie, and son, Jon Clay, and his wife, Brenda. She leaves behind four grandchildren: Brandon and Max Youngblood, Paige Harris and her husband, Joe, Clay Youngblood and his wife, Katie; her sisters, Ann Watson and Joyce Gooden; and one great-granddaughter: Abigail Harris. 

Mary was preceded in death by: her son, Jeffery Boyd Youngblood. 

Graveside services will be 10:00 am Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Coolidge Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday, October 8, 2021 at Bellmead Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Daughters of American Revolution, Treasurer General NSDAR, 1776 D. St. N W, Washington D C 20006, In the memo please Note: Memory of Mary C. Youngblood # 792114, Carol E. Holt Nursing Scholarship Fund.

The family asked that that in lieu of flowers, donations be made for one of Mary's passions.  The Daughters of the American Revolution has several nursing scholarships, which we know Mary would have loved to be a part of in her passing. To donate in her memory send checks payable to:

Treasurer General, NSDAR
NSDAR Headquarters
1776 D St NW
Washington DC 20006

In the memo please note:
Memory of Mary C. Youngblood #792114
Carol E Holt Nursing Scholarship Fund

 




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