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Jo Blevins

Mrs. Jo Blevins, 90, 517 McCurry Road, Unicoi passed away unexpectedly Sunday, February 17, 2013 at her residence. She was a native of Asheville, NC but had lived in Unicoi since 1940. Mrs. Blevins was the daughter of the late Grover and Lockie Willis Tilson. She had worked as a Home Care Giver for 40 years. Mrs. Blevins was a member of Maranatha Tabernacle in Unicoi. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Maynard Blevins in 2001; a daughter, Dorothy Elizabeth Blevins and a brother, C.C. Tilson. Survivors include two daughters, Wanda Schroder and her husband, Charlie and Alice Miller and her husband, Gurney all of Unicoi; three sons, Charles Blevins and his wife, Diane of Surgoinsville, Walter Lee Blevins and Spencer Blevins both of Unicoi; a brother, Clyde Tilson, Orlando, FL; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 8:00 PM Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in the Maranatha Tabernacle, Unicoi with Pastor E.L. Wheeler, Rev. Eugene Penland and Rev. Estel Williams officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 5:00 PM until the service hour and other times at the home. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, February 21, 2013 in the Bell Cemetery, Unicoi. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Everyone attending this service is asked to meet at the cemetery. Condolences may be made online at Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City is serving the Blevins family.