Alice M. Blevins, 76


Alice M. Blevins, 76, of Gillespie, died at 9:22 am on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at her residence.

Visitation will be held Monday, Aug. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the funeral home with Rev. Christine Erdmann officiating. Kravanya Funeral Home of Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Blevins was born on Jan. 8, 1943, in Litchfield, to Leon Janssen and Laura (Drewel) Janssen. She married Leonard Blevins, Jr., on Jan. 28, 1961 in Litchfield. He preceded her in death on April 23, 2011.

She was a clerk for Randy's Market in Mt. Clare, where she worked for 43 years. Mrs. Blevins was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Gillespie. She liked to travel and especially enjoyed attending her grandkids' events.

Mrs. Blevins is survived by her children, Rhonda (Lonnie) Manalia of Plainview, Terry (Bobbi) Blevins of Dorchester and Greg (Staci) Blevins of Gillespie;  grandchildren, Cory (Christina) Blevins, Linsey (Steve) Blythe, Loni Nicole Manalia, Logan Blevins, Ethan Blevins, Quentin Blevins and Mya Blevins; great-grandchildren, Eli Blevins, Avianah Nance Blevins, Jadealyn Nance Blevins, Brody Blythe and Lukas Blythe; and  siblings, Linda Janssen and Barbara Coyle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings, Herman in infancy, Charles and Robert.

Memorials may be directed to Joyful Angels, Silent Santa or Partnership for Educational Excellence District 7. Condolence may be left online at at


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