Name: Henry Russell Blevins
Address: Gillespie, IL
Died: Sunday, May 17, 2020, 12:55 pm Place: at his residence, Gillespie, IL
Born: December 26, 1959 Place: Wichita, KS
Father: the late: John Palmer Blevins
Mother: the late: Mary Jane Voyles Blevins
Spouse: Belinda Sue Hersman Blevins
Date of Marriage: January 19, 1994
Place of Marriage: Carlinville, IL
Schooling: attended Mt. Olive Grade School and graduated from Mt. Olive High School with the Class of 1977
Military: a member of the United States Army from 1979-1983
Occupation: laborer for Jones Construction for 40 + years.
Interests: Enjoyed model cars and working puzzles. Collected old sailing ships and especially loved spending time with his family.
Survivors: Wife: Belinda Sue Blevins, Gillespie, IL. 1 Son: Michael Schell // 2 Daughters: Crystal (Don) Brow of Gillespie, IL// Alice (Anthony) Ferro of Tiline, KY // Stepson: Walter Holmes // StepDaughter: Jenny Robbins (Fiance Dennis) of Chatam, IL
5 sisters: Patricia (Keith) Bond of Mt. Olive, IL // Rhoda (Lonnie) Gibson of Litchfield, IL // Lois Turner of KS: // Virginia Voyles of TX // Charlotte (James Jones Jr) Mt. Olive, IL // 2 Brothers: Roland (Betty) Goetluck of CA, William (Beth) Goetluck of Caseyville, IL // 19 Grandchildren and 13 Great-Great Grandchildren.
Preceded in Death: Parents: John Palmer & Mary Jane Voyles Blevins // 1 Brother: Larry Goetluck // 1 Step-daughter: Carolyn Ayres //1 Great-Great Daughter: Navaho Morgan
No services are being held at this time. A Celebration of life followed by a burial with Military Rites at Chapman Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials: To the Family to help cover expenses c/o Becker & Son F.H. 221 South Poplar Street, Mt. Olive, IL 62069
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive is in charge of arrangements.
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