Obituaries

JOHN D. BLEVINS -

John D. Blevins, age 74, of Butler, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at the James H. Quillen Veterans Administration Medical Center of Mountain Home, Tennessee. He was born on September 2, 1936 to the late Fred Sheets and Winnie Blevins. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by sisters, Maude Sheets and Martha Sheets and brothers: Jack Sheets, Ben Sheets and Jess Sheets. John enjoyed working with wood and was a carpenter by trade. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church.

John is survived by his son, Johnny L. Blevins of Butler, TN; his daughter, Tammy Bobbitt of Hampton, TN; sister, Patsy Clapinson of Tampa, FL; brother, Bant Sheets of Hickory, NC; several grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Graveside Service and Military Honors was conducted on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Crosswhite Cemetery, Bunton Town Community, Butler, Tennessee, with Rev. Steve Cornett officiating. Military Honors were conducted by the Johnson County Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in memory of John to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.mountaincityfuneralhome.com.

The family of John D. Blevins has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.