Juldene Almond of Bloomfield, the daughter of the late Jim and Opal Lane Long, was born at Bloomfield on June 10, 1926 and died at Bloomfield on Jan. 15, 2002 at the age of 75. Mrs. Almond had spent all her life in the Bloomfield Community. She retired from Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield in 1985 after working there for 37 years. She was of the Baptist faith. She was united in marriage to Thurman Almond on Dec. 6, 1941, he survives of the home in Bloomfield. Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Mike Almond of Dexter; by two daughters, Judy Almond of Bloomfield and Connie Almond of Sikeston; by two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield from 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kevin Eskew officiating. Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.