Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

February 15, 2013

Harold Jackson Blevins

BLUEFIELD — Harold Jackson

Blevins

BLUEFIELD — Harold Jackson Blevins, of Bluefield, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Born in Goodwill, W.Va., on August 30, 1929. He was the son of the late Oscar J. and Serilda Jane Taylor Blevins. Harold served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a route man for Betsy Ross bakeries that later became Flowers Bakery from where he retired in 1991. He was an avid bowler and golfer. Harold was a ranger at Pipestem State Park golf course for many years.

Harold is preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Charles S. Nichols Sr.; son, Bobby Bernard Blevins; granddaughter Sabrena Church; sisters, Della Simpson and Brenda Goodwin; brothers-in-law Roger Chandler, Charles S. Nichols Jr., and Jerry Nichols Sr.

Harold is survived by his wife of 32 years Doris M. Nichols Blevins; mother-in-law Ramona Nichols; sons, Jackson Blevins (Karen), John Stocksen Jr.; daughters, Charlotte Hood (Reese), Shona Stocksen, and Amanda Blevins; grandsons Keenan Blevins and Jakob Stocksen; granddaughters, Nikki Beasley and Tiffany Bell; sisters, Carol Sue Simpson (Donald) and Freda Dean, sisters-in-law, Janice Chandler, Jean LaRue (Bud), Faye Reeves (Ronnie), and Kaye Bowman (Mike), four great-grandchildren and many cousins, nieces and nephews that loved him very much.

The family will receive friends at Cravens-Shires funeral home Friday, February 15, 2013 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., with services at 1 p.m. with Pastor Gary Pennington officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, W.Va. Pallbearers will be Jackson Blevins, Mike Bowman, Roger W Chandler, David LaRue, Steven LaRue, Jerry Nichols Jr. and Shawn Papa.

Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • George Pearis Damewood III George Pearis Damewood III

    WARRENTON, Va. — George Pearis Damewood III of Warrenton, VA passed away April 16, 2014 at Sunrise Assisted Living, VA on his 88th birthday.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jerry Van Goforth

    BRUSHFORK — Jerry Van Goforth 70 of Brushfork, WV passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.

    April 19, 2014

  • Ricky Lane Slade Ricky Lane Slade

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ricky Lane Slade, age 48, of Charlotte, NC, formerly of Bluefield, VA, passed away in Charlotte on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett

    PRINCETON — Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett, 89, of The Havens, New Hope Road, Princeton, departed from this life early Sunday morning, April 13, 2014 at Serenity Place on the Browns Ridge Road, Lerona.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Smith Thomas Carr Smith Thomas Carr

    MONROE, N.C. — Smith Thomas Carr, age 37, of Monroe, NC, formerly of Rocky Gap, VA, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 following a tree accident on his job.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Iris O'Quinn McClanahan Iris O'Quinn McClanahan

    ABINGDON, Va. — Iris O'Quinn McClanahan, age 81, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Grace Health Care.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norma J. Meadows Norma J. Meadows

    POUNDING MILL, Va. — Norma J. Meadows, age 84, of Pounding Mill, Virginia entered into eternal rest in Abingdon, Virginia on Thursday, April 17, 2014 after an extended illness.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten, age 24, of Bluefield, VA, passed away, April 14, 2014.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Harry Edward Kight Harry Edward Kight

    DEEP CREEK LAKE, Md. — Harry Edward Kight, age 89, of Deep Creek Lake, MD and Severna Park, MD, passed away on April 15, 2014 in Severna Park.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kenneth Dean Jackson Sr. Kenneth Dean Jackson Sr.

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Kenneth Dean Jackson, Sr., Bluefield, VA, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo