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 Dorothy Jean <I>Horton</I> Blevins

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Dorothy Jean Horton Blevins

  • Birth 4 Feb 1933 East Saint Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 3 Aug 2009 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Fairview Heights, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 43180142

Dorothy Jean Blevins
(February 4, 1933 - August 3, 2009)

DOROTHY JEAN BLEVINS, nee Horton, 76,
of Phoenix, Arizona,
born February 4, 1933, in East St. Louis, Illinois,
died Monday, August 3, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Mrs. Blevins was a respiratory therapist and worked at Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO and Queens Hospital, Honolulu, HI, before she retired.

She was preceded in death by:
her husband, Ruben Richard Blevins, Jr.;
a daughter, Mary Catherine Blevins; and
her parents, Gerold and Hazel, nee Harrison, Horton.

Surviving are:
children,
Richard (Bev) Blevins, III of Sauget, IL,
Gerold Blevins and James Blevins,
both of Little Rock, AR;
Sharon Perez of Phoenix, AZ, and
Wesley (Pamela) Blevins of Sauget, IL;
two sisters,
Geraldine "Geri" Zeimetz and
Barbara (Keith, Sr.) Howard, both of Cahokia, IL;
nine grandchildren and two great grandsons;

she was a dear siter-in-law, aunt, cousin, and friend.

At Mrs. Blevins request, her body was cremated. A Memorial Service was held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, August 16, 2009, at Braun Colonial Funeral Home, Cahokia, Illinois with Gordon Jantz officiating.

A private burial will be held at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois at a later date.


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  • Created by: Michael Stephen Jackson
  • Added: 16 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43180142
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Jean Horton Blevins (4 Feb 1933–3 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43180142, citing Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Michael Stephen Jackson (contributor 46629610) .