August 1, 1935 - August 4, 2021
Dorothy “Dot” Louise (Cross) Blevins, 86, entered into the loving arms of Jesus during the morning hours of Wednesday (August 4, 2021) following an extended illness. Dot was born on August 1, 1935 in Abingdon, VA to the late Earnest Carl & Bessie Lee (Adams) Cross. Dot worked at Bristol Ballet in her younger years. She enjoyed seamstress work and spending time with the Ballet children. She later obtained an Associates Degree and became a Licensed Practical Nurse and was employed for more than 20 years with Dr. Jane Toothman. Dot was a former member of Tennessee Avenue Baptist Church for many years. Dot was a current member of Euclid Avenue Baptist Church. Dot was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend; she will be greatly missed. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Howard Wright Blevins; brother, Paul Cross; special friends, Carl Phipps, Guy Tallman, and R.C. Barry. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Beth Painter & husband Steve; granddaughter, Nichole Painter; special close friends, O’Dear Booher & husband Jack, Leona Phipps, Geri Tallman, and Peggy Barry; and a host of friends. The family will receive friends on Saturday (August 7, 2021) from 1 to 2 p.m. at Blevins Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Blevins Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Pastor Alan Roberts officiating. Dot will be entombed at Forest Hill Memory Gardens (19415 Lee Highway Abingdon, VA 24210) following the funeral services. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Bristol Regional Medical Center (Second Floor) for all of the kind and compassionate care that was both given and shown to Dot in her time of need. Online condolences may be made to the Blevins family at www.blevinscares.com. Blevins Funeral Home and Cremation Services has the honor of serving the Blevins family.
Dorothy “Dot” Louise (Cross) Blevins, 86, entered into the loving arms of Jesus during the morning hours of Wednesday (August 4, 2021) following an extended illness. Dot was born on August 1, 1935 in Abingdon, VA to the late Earnest... View Obituary & Service Information
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