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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
Interment will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at
Bradley's Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Blevins.
Published in Bristol Herald Courier on February 27, 2011