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Earldene Young Black

Earldene Young Black, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas.

She was born on November 19, 1926 in San Benito, Texas to the late Clyde M. Young and the late Pearl Garner Young. Earldene was married to Keith Smith Black and he preceded her in death. Earldene lived in Mena the last several years and prior in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Also she was a loving homemaker. She was an avid flower gardener and loved her family dearly. Earldene was of the Methodist faith. She was a loving sister, mother, grandchildren and friend.

She is survived by, sister, Clydel Hardegree of Victoria, Texas; children, Brandon Black and wife Linda of Van Buren, Arkansas, Scott Black and wife Micki of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Monta Black Philpot and husband Leon of Mena, Arkansas; and several grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Black, and her parents, Clyde and Pearl Young.

Graveside service will be Thursday, January 25, 2018 2:00 p.m. at Daniel Cemetery in Wickes, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Visitation is general.

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