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Susie Lee Thayer Blevins

March 17, 1925 — April 9, 2021

Abingdon, VA – Susie Lee Thayer Blevins, age 96, passed on Friday, April 9, 2021.  Susie was a graduate of Bethel High School and a lifelong member of Washington Chapel United Methodist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Sue Thayer; husband, Harold Blevins; son, Gerald Blevins; brothers, James Thayer, Jr. and Hunter Thayer; and sisters, Ruby Price, Helen Thayer, Anna Belle Call, and Peggy Arnold. 

Susie is survived by her children, Randall T. (Claudia) Blevins of Abingdon, VA, Judy (Bobby) Thomas of Abingdon, VA, Glenna (Rev. Mark) McFadden of Galax, VA, and Susan (Jay) Barringer of Eldersburg, MD; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Blevins of Cornelius, NC; and several nieces and nephews.   

Visitation with the family will be held 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mark McFadden and Rev. Larry Lusk officiating.  Interment will follow in Knollkreg Memorial Park with Rick Call, Colt Thomas, Spencer Bramlette, Chad Thomas, Justin Thomas, Brian Blevins, and Erik Blevins serving as pallbearers.  COVID-19 guidelines are to be observed.  Those wishing to view the service online may do so by visiting 15 minutes prior to the service. 

The family would like to extend special appreciation to Susie’s caregivers in the home: Mary Hicks, Janice Campbell, Pam Leonard, Gwen McCall and Caris Hospice, especially Lynsey and Robin, as well as her neighbors, the Randolphs.  Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Washington Chapel United Methodist Church, 25221 Walden Road, Abingdon, VA 24210, in Mrs. Blevins name.   

Those who wish to express sympathy online or send “Hugs From Home” may do so by visiting  The family of Susie Thayer Blevins is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (2760 623-2700.
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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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