Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


May 11, 2012

Darrell Blevins - 1949-2012

WEBBVILLE — Darrell Blevins, 63, of Webbville passed away Thursday May 10, 2012, at his residence.    

He was born April 2, 1949, the son of Darrell Blevins Sr. and Bessie Oney Blevins.

He was a member of Maranatha Bible Church in Webbville. He was also associated with Valley Heights Southern Baptist in Phoenix, Ariz., and was diirector of Operation Care Food and Clothing Bank in Phoenix.

He was employed as a union operator with Local 118 with Capitol Tunneling in Columbus, Ohio.

Darrell was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Otto Chaffin.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Loretta Chaffin Blevins; mother-in-law, Pearl Chaffin; two daughters,Darelena (Harlan) Ferguson of Webbville, and Rebecca (Marvin) Dearfield of Grayson; one brother Gareth David Blevins of Catlettsburg; one half sister, Judy Salyers of Grayson; five grandchildren, Walker, Chelsea, Cierra, Gabriel, and Alexis as well as one great-granddaughter, Aaliyah Shea.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 14, at Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson with Gerald Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow in East Carter County Memory Gardens.  

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at the funeral home.

A dinner for family and friends will be at First Baptist Ministry Center following the burial.

Darrell was blessed by many special aunts, cousins, uncles, and friends.

Online condolences may be made at sparksfh.com.

Text Only
  • James Michael “Blue” Johnson

    James Michael “Blue” Johnson, 63, of Huntington, formerly of Ashland, Ky., beloved father, son and brother, went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2014. He was the son of the late Lee and Willene Franklin Johnson.

    July 29, 2014

  • Ronnie G. Yates 1948-2014

    Ronnie G. Yates, 66, of Columbia, S.C., formerly of Elliott County, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, in Northeast Providence Hospital in South Carolina.

    July 29, 2014

  • Mary I. Gollihue Rogers 1927-2014

    Mary I. Gollihue Rogers, 87, of Willard, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 28, 2014, at her residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Wilma Jean Gray 1927-2014

    Wilma Jean Gray, 87, of Flatwoods, previously of Zephyrhills, Fla., passed away peacefully on Monday, July 28, 2014, with her family by her side.

    July 29, 2014

  • Perry Jackson “Jack” Hollan 1932-2014

    On Monday, July 28, lifelong Ashland resident Perry Jackson “Jack” Hollan, 81, was called to his eternal rest. He passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.

    July 29, 2014

  • Stacy Ruth Varney 1977-2014

    Stacy Ruth Varney of Ironton died Thursday.

    July 29, 2014

  • Burl E. Mullins 1943-2014

    Burl E. Mullins, 70, of Wellington, died Tuesday in Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    July 29, 2014

  • Kerrie Spradlin

    Kerrie Spradlin, 74, of Denver, died Monday at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Lowell E. Hampton 1939-2014

    Lowell E. Hampton, 75, of Sandy Hook, died Saturday in Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty.

    July 29, 2014

  • Helen Thomas Walker

    Helen Thomas Walker, 86, of Grayson, died Tuesday.

    July 29, 2014