Blevins, Jessie H.
Jessie H. Blevins

GRAY, GA - Jessie Hedrick Silver Blevins, 81, died Saturday, January 18, 1997, at a Macon, Ga., hospital.

A native of Burnsville, she was the daughter of the late John Milton and Mary Blevins Silver. She was retired from Ethan Allen Furniture in Old Fort, N.C. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three of her children, Lyla Blevins, Marion V. Blevins Jr., and Garvel Blevins.

She was the devoted mother of ten children, Irene T. Blevins and Brenda Blades of Gray, Ga., Louise Hinson of Macon, Ga., Chita Turbyfill of Goldsboro, N.C., Yvonne Hoyle of Conover, Armon, Mike Prentise and R. D. Blevins of Black Mountain and Anita Ballard of Swannanoa, N.C.; sisters, Etta Blevins of Valdese, N.C. and Joyce Robinson of McMinville, Ore; fifteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Brigman's Valley Funeral Service with the Reverend James Turbyfill officiating. Burial will be at 11 .a.m. Monday in McClurd Cemetery, Bowlens Creek Road, Burnsville.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. At other times the family will be at the home of Armon Blevins, Violent Lane, Black Mountain.

  George Silver Sr. ->
    George Silver Jr. ->
      Rev. Thomas Silver ->
        John Milton Silver ->
          Jessie Hedrick Silver

Source: Asheville Citizen-Times , Asheville, Buncombe Co., NC
Date: 1/19/1997
Transcriber: John (James) Silver

Last updated 8/12/2003 Barney Kaufman