Lois Christeen (Martin) Blaylock
March 23, 1931 - July 20, 2019
Our precious Mother and Mamaw, Lois Christeen (Martin) Blaylock, 88, of Booneville, Arkansas went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Saturday, July 20, 2019.
Lois was born March 23, 1931, in Booneville to William and Elsie (Brown) Martin. She was a hardworking woman, working as a Licensed Psychiatric Technical Nurse at the Little Rock and Benton, Arkansas State Hospitals. After moving to Booneville, she went to work for Oak Manor Nursing Home where she worked for eighteen years as a Licensed Practical Nurse before retiring. Lois was a devoted lifetime member of Booneville First Assembly of God. Known as a Prayer Warrior, she loved spending time with God in prayer for her church, family and friends. She would read her Bible daily listening for Godís wisdom and guidance. Lois was considered the Mother of all Mothers by her family, she loved each of them unconditionally. She looked forward to each and every moment spent with them, they were her greatest legacy.
She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Elsie Martin; her precious husband of fifty years, Hurley Jay Blaylock; one daughter, Brenda Dice; one son, Charles Blaylock; two sisters, Evelyn Turner and Oleta Martin; four brothers, Dee Martin, Jay Martin, Aubry Martin and William Martin and one grandson, David Seth Owens.
Lois is survived by two daughters, Martha Boyd and husband, Tommy of Mansfield, Teresa Owens and husband, David of Dover; two sons, Dee Blaylock and wife, Dawna of Booneville, Tommy Blaylock and wife, Brenda of Sheridan; one sister, Vivian Sterenberg of North Bend, Oregon; sixteen grandchildren, Tommy Jay Boyd, Sara Lester, Heather Griggs, Destiny Blaylock, Logan Blaylock, Brenton Blaylock, Erin Loveland, Dillon Owens, Kaleb Owens, Allen Truhett, Tracey Reed, Gary Blaylock, Mandy Luttrell, Corey Dice, Millissa Dimbert and Clinton Meals; a special nephew, George Martin of Booneville; one son-in-law, Charles Dice of Prescott; one daughter-in law, Shirley Blaylock of White Hall; thirty six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 P.M., at the Booneville Funeral Service Chapel.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Moores Chapel United Methodist Church in Waveland with burial at Moores Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Jay Boyd, Kaleb Owens, Dillon Owens, Logan Blaylock, Brenton Blaylock, Gaston Griggs, Robert Lester and Mitchell Loveland.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Jessie Blaylock, Leon Blaylock, Harold Edward Blaylock and John David Weaver.