Dorothy Blevins Thomas, 88, would have been 89 Jan. 30, of Georgetown, Ohio, passed away New Year's Day 2018 in Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown.
She was born Jan. 30, 1929, in Greenup County, the second oldest of 14 Appalachian farm children, to the late Andy and Lona Jones Blevins.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Jenny and brother-in-law, Paul Miles; brothers, David and Carey Blevins; brother, Denny and sister-in-law, Donna Fay Blevins; and brothers-in-law, Curt Reynolds and June Reynolds.
Dorothy was one of the first 10,000 enlisted in the newly created United States Air Force. She attended college on the GI Bill and became a teacher. She began teaching in a two room Kentucky school house in 1956. She finished her degree at Morehead State in 1962 and continued to teach until the mid 90's. She taught in the Ironton, Ohio area, Ottawa County, Ohio and in Georgia.
She is survived by her son, Mac Webb; grandsons, Andrew and Anthony; brothers, Bob (Jan), Gord (Ester Fay), Charles, Allie (Rose) and George (Sherry); sisters, Roselle (Tommy) Rice, Sue Reynolds, Mary Hughes, Evelyn Click and Deloris (Theodore) Leach; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Blevins Family Cemetery in Argillite.
E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia, Ohio is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to ecnurre.com.
Published on January 6, 2018