Thursday, November 6, 2008

Vivian M. Blevins, 77, of Stella, passed away Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, in her home.

She was born June 25, 1931, in Hiwassee, Ark., the daughter of Homer and Dora (Mahurin) Stephens. On Aug. 1, 1949, in Berryville, Ark., she was united in marriage to Clovis Blevins, who preceded her in death on March 8, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one son, two brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include: two sons, Ronnie Blevins and his wife, Teresa, of Neosho, and Jackie Blevins and his wife, Lisa, of Stella; one daughter, Beverly Anderson, of Stella; three sisters, Zola Stephens, of Jane, Naomi Lewis, of Stella, and Bonnie Newberry, of Green Forest, Ark.; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She moved to Missouri as a young girl. Most of her life was spent in Stella as a homemaker.

Funeral services were held Tuesday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Pastor Melvin Anders conducted the services. Burial was at Macedonia Cemetery, Stella.

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