Lillie Blevins

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Mrs. Lillie Perry Blevins of West Jefferson died on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at the Ashe Memorial Hospital in Jefferson. She was 81.

Mrs. Blevins was born on May 28, 1932, in Ashe County to Monroe and Ollie Davis Perry.

Mrs. Blevins was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elisha Blevins; son, David Blevins; daughter, Thelma Louise Blevins; two brothers; and two sisters.

Mrs. Blevins attended Big Ridge Community Church. She loved her Lord and Savior. Mrs. Blevins enjoyed taking boat rides, spending time with her family and her dog Mixie.

Mrs. Blevins is survived by a son, Herman Blevins of Boone; five daughters, Sue Blevins and Lorrane Blevins, both of Whitetop, Va., Geneva Treadway of Creston, Juanita Perry of Jefferson, Mamie Matkins of Laurel Springs; sister, Christine Blevins of West Jefferson; her caregivers/granddaughters, Shelia Maltba, Trish Osborne; and a number of grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at the Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by Rev. Clayton Handy. Burial followed in Perry Cemetery.

The family received friends on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel.

Flowers were appreciated, or memorials may be made to the family, c/o Shelia Maltba, 176 Morgans Lake Dr., Crumpler, NC 28617.

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Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens was entrusted with Mrs. Blevins's arrangements.

Published in Jefferson Post from Oct. 27 to Oct. 28, 2013
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