P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Bernard K. Youngblood
October 10, 1946 - September 26, 2021

Bernard K. Youngblood

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Bernard K. Youngblood, age 75 of Lake Village, formerly of Monticello, passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021, at his home in Lake Village. He was born October 10, 1946, in Monticello, AR to the late Dallis H. Youngblood, Sr. and Cora Pittman Youngblood.
He was a retired educator of 21 years with most of his career spent in the Drew Central School System as the Girls Basketball and Track Coach. He also served on the Drew Central School Board. He later received his Principal's Certificate and served as High School Principal at Fountain Hill, Parkdale and Dermott before retiring. After his retirement, he spent several years as Quality Control Manager at Selma Flooring.
Bernard was a member of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church and a former member of East Side Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for 25 years, as well as Sunday School teacher and Church Treasurer. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Dallis H. Youngblood, Jr.; a daughter, Lisa Lynn Youngblood; and his wife of 36 years, Linda Barnett Youngblood.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Dianne Youngblood of Lake Village; one daughter, Lea Ann (Barry) Dolan of Crossett; two stepdaughters, Angela (Justin) Hood of New Braunfels, TX and Kristie (Mike) Gore of Bryan, TX; one grandson, Nathan McIntyre (Karly Crone) of Fayetteville; five grandchildren, Victoria Hood, Hunter Hood, Kennedy Gore, Ireland Gore and Danni Dolan; three special little people, Haven, Holynn and Cohen all of Fayetteville; and a special little friend, Bear.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery. There will be a visitation one hour preceding the funeral service beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the chapel. Online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.

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Saturday, October 2, 2021
from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Saturday, October 2, 2021
at 10:00 a.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Oakland Cemetery
N. Hyatt St
Monticello, AR  71655
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Arkansas Hospice
224 Hwy 425 South
Monticello, AR  71655


  1. Trudy Tucker Carrington
    I am saddened to hear of Coach's passing. I had him as a teacher in school (Drew Central Class '77) and went to church with him at Eastside. He always had a smile and was a positive force in our lives. My prayers are with all his family. He will be missed.

    Trudy "Tucker" Carrington
  2. Janice Gladden Wiggam
    Dianne & Family,

    I am so sad to read about Bernard. He was such a great fellow and friend to all. So happy you and he have had a good life together! Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you peace and comfort.

    With love & sympathy,
  3. Gladys Yougblood
    My love and Sympathy to Dianne and Lea Anne. Bernard was James double first cousin and we thought a lot of him. He will be missed
  4. Glen Perkins
    Bernard was an awesome person, loved working with him, he was tireless in his dedication to those who depended on him. He will be sorely missed by those who knew him.

    I am so so sorry for not making it today. No excuse for letting the tome get away from us.

    Love from us all Here:

  5. Shari Kelley
    Mr Bernard was one of a kind. Iā€™m so blessed to have known him. Thank you for allowing me to come into your home and care him. You all will forever have a special place in my heart. Till I see you again Mr Bernard. šŸ˜˜
  6. Irma and Alvin James
    Diane and family: so sorry to hear of loss of Bernard. Great man and respected by all. He will be missed dearly by many. Thoughts and prayers with you and love to all.
  7. Laura smith
    Thinking of you Lea Ann. Coach Youngblood was a great friend and wonderful coach.
  8. Butch and Judy Selig
    Diane, we are so sorry to learn of your loss of Bernard. He was such a fine person and will be missed by all who knew him. I (Judy) remember working with him when we were teaching at Drew Central in the seventies. The students loved him, and he was respected by everyone. May God bless you with comfort and peace, especially during these difficult days.
    Judy and Butch Selig
  9. Annette Watson
    So sorry for your loss Diane. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  10. Paula J Cooper
    Lea Ann, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
  11. Becky Zabcik Fore
    Thoughts and prayers for the family. Coach was the best!!
  12. Helen Thatcher
    I am so sorry, Dianne. I am sending you all the love I can find and praying for you and the rest of his family to have peace until you see him again.
  13. Dales Camping Center
    Our most heartfelt sympathies. We enjoyed getting to know him over the years, he will be missed greatly.
  14. Joye Stephenson
    LeaAnn, Nathan and family, Iā€™m so sorry for your loss. Thinking about you during this time.
    šŸ™šŸ»šŸ™šŸ»ā¤ļø Love, Joye
  15. John and Marilyn Cathey
    John and I are both thinking of you Diane. Bernard was such a good friend in our childhood and we both thought so highly of him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  16. Pamela Leeper
    My prayers & love go out to Dianne, Lea Ann and Nathan. I was blessed to know him. God bless each of you. Love, Pam
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