Ninevah C. Blevins, age 84, of Konnarock, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at his residence. He was a life long resident of Washington County, Virginia. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II and retired from Atmos Energy Natural Gas Company in 1987. He was a member of the Konnarock Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Edna M. Blevins; one daughter, Shirley Hilliard and her husband, Ron, of Kingsport, Tennessee; two sons, Johnny R. Blevins and his wife, Edith, of Konnarock, Virginia, and Ronald N. Blevins of Kingsport, Tennessee; one sister, Alice Morris of Chilhowie, Virginia; one brother, Ethin Roop of Laurel Bloomery, Tennessee; five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Friday, December 11, 2009 in the Konnarock Seventh-Day Adventist Church with Pastor David Tripp officiating. The committal service and interment will follow at Azen Cemetery in Konnarock, Virginia. Pallbearers will be Mike Hammonds, Mark Hammonds, Robbie Hammonds, Christopher Hammonds, Josh Blevins, and Austin Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be John Severt and Glen Severt. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, December 10, 2009 at Garrett Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting www.garrettfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Blevins and his family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Avenue, Damascus, VA 24236, 276-475-3631.