April 11, 1940 ~ April 12, 2009

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Fletcher ~ Patricia Jarvis Youngblood, 69, resident of Fletcher for 54 years, died on Sunday, April 12, 2009 at Mission Hospitals Memorial Campus. She was born in Buncombe County and was the daughter of the late George and Bonnie Clark Jarvis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph "Bud" Youngblood; they were married for 39 years. Patricia was a dedicated wife, mother and grand-mother. She helped operate the family business and was a member of Oak Forest Baptist Church in the Hoopers Creek Community. She is survived by her daughter, Sheila Israel and husband, Ronnie; a son, Joey Youngblood all of Fletcher; five grandchildren, Rachelle Rollins and hus-band Doug, Brian Israel, Caleb, Cari and Caitlin Youngblood; two great-grandchildren, Maysen and Addison Rollins; sister, Joan Calvin and a brother, Clark Jarvis both of Asheville. A funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at Oak Forest Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Magnet Officiating. Burial will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Building 1 Asheville, NC 28801

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  1. Pat will be missed by so many people, especially her family. May GOD give the family peace & comfort over the days, weeks, months and years to come.

    Pat was the same regardless of who you were or where you were. Pat was genuine, what you saw was what you got. This world was a better place because Pat was in it.

    Pat & Bud are together once again, walking the streets of gold in heaven! Pat, thank you for being you!

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  2. What a super lady. I was so blessed to be able to work with her for a short time. Her smile, sense of humor and genuine care for everyone that she met made her a very special person. She will be missed but I know she would love to tell us about no more pain, no more heartaches, no more tears and about the indescribable beauty of heaven. May God’s mercy and grace surround you all. Gerri

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  3. Sheila, Joey, and Youngblood Family,
    It is with saddness that Beverly and I heard of Pat’s passing away.
    We ask the Lord’s Peace be with you at this time.

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  4. Sheila and Ronnie
    I am thinking of you all. I am so sorry to hear about Pat. She was such a precious lady. She ALWAYS had a smile and a joke for everyone. Sheila what a blessing that you were so close and so good to your Mom. You can always know you treated her so special. May the Lord bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
    I love you guys.
    Cricket

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  5. Although I only knew your mother briefly, I really enjoyed our visits. She had great strength and faith. I will miss her.

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  6. Dear Family,
    We just wanted you to know how much we loved Mrs. Pat. We began renting from Mrs. Pat just after my Mom passed away, and she made us feel right at home at a time when my emotions were still quite raw. She was always so kind and generous, with a smile on her face. The love she had for her family, especially her grandkids, was evident in all she did! Thank you for sharing her with us! She will be missed!

    Toby, Paige and Kennan Heatherly

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  7. Joey,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We pray for healing for your heartbreak.

    The J.Hammond Enterprises Staff
    and Glenville Subway Employees

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  8. Sheila & Ronnie,We are sorry to hear of your loss. We will always remember Pat’s smile, laughter,and hard work.You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God’s comfort be yours.

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  9. Sheila & Family
    So terribly sorry for the loss of your Mother. I know you will always miss her terribly, but she will never leave you.

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  10. To Brian and family: You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear grandmother. May God Bless each & every one of you today and always. Rosemary Shelton (friend & co-worker)

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  11. Ronnie, Sheila & Family:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with
    you and all your family during this
    difficult time. We always enjoyed
    talking with Pat when we seen her
    out and she always had a smile on
    her face. She will be truly missed.

    Lisa & Judy Turner

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