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Nancy Ruth (Richards) Youngblood

June 8, 1955 ~ January 9, 2021 (age 65)


Nancy Ruth Richards Youngblood, 65, of Terre Haute died Saturday, January 9, 2021, at 3:27 am in Union Hospital. She was born June 8, 1955, the only child of Ruth Alice Reynolds Richards and Alonza Ambrose Richards. She married Harvey Joe Youngblood on December 28, 1978.

 Nancy attended Ivy Tech and later St. Mary of the Woods where she graduated 2nd in her class with honors in 1995. She went on to be an accountant for multiple businesses over the years and after retiring she continued to do taxes for family and friends. Nancy was a very loving, caring, and creative person. She loved sewing, quilting, crocheting, knitting, trying new recipes, reading, playing games, and canning. 

Survivors include her husband Harvey, daughter Amanda Ruth Youngblood (Graham James), some cousins, nieces, nephews, Mother-in-law Marge Evans, Sister-in-law Maryland Inabnit(Jerry), Brother-in-law Rick Youngblood(Diane), Adoptive sister/ best friend Sharon Williams(Ronnie), Adoptive children Heather W.-H., Carrie W.-2 kids, Crystal D.-2 kids, Holly A., Anthony “Wedge” B. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents Glenn James Reynolds and Lydia Ruth Edwards Reynolds, and Father-in-law Melvin Lee Youngblood.

Visitation is Friday January 15, 2021 from 5:00 until 7:00 pm in DeBaun Springhill Chapel with funeral services on Saturday January 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm in the funeral home with Pastor Curtis Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Prairieton Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

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January 15, 2021

5:00 AM to 7:00 PM
DeBaun Springhill Chapel
85 E. Springhill Dr.
Terre Haute, IN 47802

Funeral Service
January 16, 2021

12:00 PM
DeBaun Springhill Chapel
85 E. Springhill Dr.
Terre Haute, IN 47802

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