Mildred Ruth Blevins age 88 of Galax, Virginia passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012 in the Waddell Nursing Home.
Mrs. Blevins was born on July 11, 1923 in Mahan, West Virginia to Morton and Mary Dotson Hamilton. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William Homer Blevins; daughter Margaret Ann Williams; grandson Jason Cutshall; great-grandchildren Joshua Blevins; Nathaniel Blevins and Taylor Blevins.
She is survived by her children and spouses Patsy and Donald Payne; Sam and Linda Blevins; Jerry and Sharon Blevins all of Galax, Virginia; Bertie and Tom Hughes of McGaheysville, Virginia; Connie Rhone and Lora Hensley both of Galax, Virginia; sisters Maxine Stuart and Gaye Steele both of Bristol, Tennessee; brother Joe Hale of Conway, South Carolina; nineteen grandchildren; thirty-three great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 8:00 PM in the Vaughan-Guynn Chapel with Rev. Jackie Delp officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday eveing from six until time for the service at the funeral home. Burial will be on Monday, March 5th at 11:00 AM in the Camp Zion Cemetery.