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Nancy Jane "Janey" Farmer Blevins
Birth: Jun. 30, 1871
Ashe County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1950
Whitetop
Grayson County
Virginia, USA

Mrs. Nancy Jane Blevins, 79, of Wilson Creek, was taken to The Lord on Saturday, November 25, 1950. Her health had been declining slowly the past couple of years.

She was born in Ashe County, North Carolina on June 30, 1871 to the late Henry and Nancy Farmer. She married Hampton Riley Blevins on May 25, 1891, when she was nineteen years old; they were married for 54 years.

Nancy Jane was a loving mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She never attended school and did not learn how to read nor write.

Janey will be remembered by many for her nurturing, humorous, and ornery personality.

Mrs. Blevins is preceded into her passing by her parents; husband, Hampton Blevins; sons, Roscoe, John, and Carl Blevins; daughter, Malindy Blevins; grandsons, Basil Beamon and Baby Blevins.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Mrs. Amanda Shepherd of Whitetop, Mrs. Nannie Beamon of Rhodell, W. Va, Mrs. Lucindy Townsend of Banner Elk, N. Carolina, Mrs. Dovie Farmer of Hurricane, N. Carolina; son, Dewey Blevins of Whitetop; 25 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Burial was in Byars Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Farmer (1825 - 1903)
  Nancy Farmer (1830 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Hampton Riley Blevins (1871 - 1945)
 
 Children:
  Amanda Elizabeth Blevins Shepherd (1892 - 1981)*
  Roscoe James Blevins (1894 - 1949)*
  Nannie Nancy Jane Blevins Beamon (1898 - 1986)*
  John G Blevins (1900 - 1927)*
  Dewey Russell Blevins (1902 - 1983)*
  Carl G Blevins (1905 - 1949)*
  Malindy Blevins (1908 - ____)*
  Lucindy Blevins Townsend (1908 - 1976)*
  Dovie Belle Blevins Farmer (1912 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elijah Farmer (1850 - 1937)*
  Wilburn Frank Farmer (1854 - 1948)*
  Isaac Farmer (1862 - 1946)*
  Nancy Jane Farmer Blevins (1871 - 1950)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
At Rest
 
Note: June 30 1876*
 
Burial:
Byars Cemetery
Whitetop
Grayson County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: T Beamon
Originally Created by: Thom Painter
Record added: Feb 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48387075
Nancy Jane Janey <i>Farmer</i> Blevins
Added by: T Beamon
 
Nancy Jane Janey <i>Farmer</i> Blevins
Added by: T Beamon
 
Nancy Jane Janey <i>Farmer</i> Blevins
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 Added: Jan. 6, 2013
 
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