Leva Dell <I>Sunderland</I> Blevins

Leva Dell Sunderland Blevins

Atlanta, Macon County, Missouri, USA
Death 19 Mar 1985 (aged 86)
Hobart, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Lone Wolf, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 24125153 · View Source
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Leva Dell (Sunderland) Blevins' first name was actually O'Leva. She was the daughter of Thadious Marmaduke Sunderland (1875-1949) and Allie Woodie (Liles) Sunderland (1879-1961).

Leva had the following siblings:

Grace Fanny Sunderland 1896 - 1997
Millard William Sunderland 1901 -
Herman Sunderland 1904 - 1960
Floyd Sunderland 1906 - 1971
Virgil Dewey Sunderland 1909 - 1989
Alva Franklin Sunderland 1912 - 1979
Woodrow Wilson Sunderland 1914 - 2005
Fern Sunderland 1916 -
Fay Sunderland 1923 - 1925

Leva was born in Macon County, Missouri, but her parents moved to Oklahoma the year after she was born. They lived in Garfield and Logan Counties before settling in Kiowa County, Oklahoma.

On October 1, 1914, Leva married Lester Oscar Blevins in Lone Wolf, Kiowa County, Oklahoma. They had 12 known children, but only the following names are known to this writer:

Harold Lee Blevins 1915 - 2003
Ardney Bud Blevins 1918 - 2004
Dorothy Bernice Blevins 1920 - 2009
Edwin Dalton Blevins 1922 - 2006
Samuel H. Blevins 1927-2013
Marion Joyce Blevins 1929 - 2003

- Written by Blytha (Dennis) Ellis. (My husband is a 3rd cousin to Leva on the Sunderland side.)

Blevins Services Set at Lone Wolf

O'Leva Dell Blevins, 86, a long time Lone Wolf resident, died Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Home [Hobart]. Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Lone Wolf High School auditorium, with the Rev. Bill Hoenshell officiating.

Mrs. Belvins was born July 12, 1898, in Atlanta, Mo. [to Thad and Allie (Lile) Sunderland.] She married Lester Blevins Oct. 21, 1914, in Lone Wolf.

Survivors include seven sons, Harold, Lone Wolf; Ardney, Porterville, Calif.; Edwin, Norman; Samuel, New Braunfels, Texas; Donnell, Duncan; Ronnel, Lone Wolf; and Pat, Enid; six daughters, Dorothy Pollard, Lone Wolf; Hazel Henthorn, and Marion Miles, both of Granite; Rusha Reeves, Lone Wolf; Norma Ward, Edmond and Geneva Armstrong, Lone Wolf; three brothers, two sisters, 35 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband and five grandchildren.

Burial in Lone Wolf Cemetery will be directed by Peoples Funeral Home, Lone Wolf.


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  • Maintained by: Blytha & Donald Ellis
  • Originally Created by: Rita Collvins Mayfield
  • Added: 23 Jan 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 24125153
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leva Dell Sunderland Blevins (12 Jul 1898–19 Mar 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 24125153, citing Lone Wolf Cemetery, Lone Wolf, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Blytha & Donald Ellis (contributor 47068335) .