Opie Lee Blevins I, 73, Hendersonville, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at his residence.
He was a native of Unicoi Co TN, and son of the late Arthur and Donna Blevins.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jacqueline and Lucille; and five brothers, Clyde Blevins, R. C. Blevins, Bruce Blevins, Ted Blevins, and Kyle Blevins.
Survivors are his children, Taluma 'Tammy' B. Hoyle, of Conover, NC; Opie Lee Blevins II, of Pikeville, NC, Sherri J. Cooper, Panama City, FL, Mark S. Blevins, Asheville, NC, Robin R. Kinsh, St. Helen, OR, and Melissa D. 'Mitsy' Demeter, of Kennesaw, GA; ten grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; a sister, Betty Humphrey, of Johnson City, TN; and his sweetheart of 20 years, Russela 'Rusty' Elrod, of Hendersonville, TN.
A special memorial service will be held at a later date.