Ruth Irene Blevins, 91, passed away Friday, February 25, 2011, at her home in Marion, VA. She was born July 7, 1919.
She was retired from the South Western Virginia State Hospital as a charge nurse. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Silas and Sallie Petty; her husband, Ernest Blevins; her son, Edward Blevins; and her daughter, Sallie Lundy.
Survivors include six grandchildren, Kathy Edmiston and husband Dennis, of Marion, VA, Rev. Mark Lundy and wife Barbara, of Marion, VA, Rev. Dean Lundy and wife Robin, of Marion, VA, Lisa Bowman and husband Bruce, of Marion, VA, Shannon Blevins, of Marion, VA, and Larry Blevins and wife Carrie, of FL; one sister, Maude Ross, Mountain City, TN; thirteen great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; five great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other loving family members.
The family will receive friends, Sunday, February 27, 2011, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Monday, February 28, 2011, at the Bradley's Funeral Home in Marion, with the Rev. Mark Lundy and the Rev. Dean Lundy officiating.
Interment will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery.
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