Linda L. Blevins

Born: Tue., Feb. 2, 1937
Died: Sun., Mar. 16, 2014


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Thu., Mar. 20, 2014
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:30 PM Thu., Mar. 20, 2014
Location: St. John's Anglican Parish

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   Linda L. Blevins, 77, of Quincy died at 7:00 a.m. Sunday (March 16, 2014) in her home, surrounded by her loving family.

   Born February 2, 1937 in Quincy, Linda was the daughter of Richard and Catherine Drew Wade.  She married Robert "Bob" Blevins on April 29, 1956 in Griggsville.  He survives.

   Linda was a member of St. John's Anglican Parish and dearly loved her church.  She was a wonderful wife and devoted mother to her family.  Linda especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and never missed a sporting event or school activity.  She especially enjoyed the holidays with family traveling and watching movies.

   Linda graduated from Griggsville High School in 1955 and she was class Salutatorian. was employed as a CNA at the Illinois Veteran's Home for 30 years retiring in 1999.  She then was a crossing guard at Ellington School for several years.

   Survivors include her husband Bob; three sons Robert M. Blevins, Richard M. Blevins and Raymond "Matt" Blevins (Tara) all of Quincy; one daughter Tracie Pepper (Tom) of Quincy; 10 grandchildren Brant Blevins (Megan), Lacee Blevins, Bruce Blevins, Ryan Blevins, Patience Blevins (Geoff), Mary Blevins, Lindsey Parson (Levi), Kylie Cole, Shelby Miller (Eric) and Angie Peters (Andy); and 11 great grandchildren and several loving nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Blevins was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Richard and Daniel Wade and one sister Nancy Bergman.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon 12:30 in the St. John's Anglican Parish with the Rev. Patrick Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Quincy Memorial Park.

  Visitation will be held Thursday morning from 10:00 until 12:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

   She asked that memorials may be made to the St. John's Anglican Parish.

   The family would like to extend a special thanks and gratitude to Unity Point Hospice.

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   Posted Mon March 17, 2014


Lew and Donna [Shelton] Wade
   Posted Tue March 18, 2014
We are so sorry to hear about Linda. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our great niece, Todd and Alicia [Shelton] Evans and family live in Linda's home place in Griggsville and we have fond memories of the family. We were all in school together. God bless all of you.

Jim and Julie Dehart
   Posted Tue March 18, 2014
Our sincere sympathy to all of you during this time of sorrow. She will be missed by many people!

Stacey Lohmeyer-Leasman
   Posted Tue March 18, 2014
Your family is in my thoughts & prayers through this difficult time. Linda was a wonderful woman. I have so many memories of her & her family. You guys were a big part of my childhood. I am sure Linda & my mom are already telling stories & catching up in heaven. Love you guys!!!

Vickie Nokes
   Posted Sun April 06, 2014
Prayers to the family. May she rest w/Jesus Matt

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