Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Zera (Reeder) Blevins

Zera Blevins, age 98, of 202 Broadway Street, Shelby, died Thursday, March 11, 1999 in the Heritage Care Center in Shelby.

Mrs. Blevins was born April 7, 1900 in Carter County, Kentucky the daughter of William Winston and Margaret Roberta (Eden) Reeder. Mrs. Blevins was a homemaker.

She is survived by 4 sons and 3 daughters-in-law: Robert and Kathleen Blevins of Olive Hill, KY, Clifford Blevins of Shelby, Franklin and Louise Blevins of Mansfield, and Rondell and Diane Blevins of Milford, MI; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law: Avanell Butts, Sabra and Chester White, and Doris and William Griffitts, all of Shelby; 34 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Vesta Williams of Cleveland, 1 step-daughter, Nora Reeder of Strongsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Milton Blevins on August 2, 1946, 3 daughters: Hildreth Binion, Pauline Rose, and Marie Rose, by a step-son, Lantford Blevins, and a step-daughter, Anna Hall.

Calling hours will be on Friday, March 12, 1999 from 7-9 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby, and Sunday after 4:00 p.m. at the Carter County Funeral Home, 12945 West U.S. 60 Fields Bridge, Olive Hill, KY, 41164, where funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 :00 a.m. Burial will be in Garvin Ridge Cemetery, Olive Hill, KY.

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