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From: Bill Blevins <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Obituary/Death of Arvis Blevins
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 06:39:59 -0800 (PST)
Lessie Still Lives there. Her husband passed away 3 or
4 years ago. Phenia moved to Fort Smith several
--- Jim Montgomery <> wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> What a small world! Benton Harbor, Coloma and
> Waterveliet are just down the road from us
> here in South Haven, Michigan.
> One of Jim's third cousins lives in Waterveliet.
> His name is James Howard Lynch, grandson
> of William Smith and Maude (Cozort) Lynch. William
> and my hubby's grandmother, Susan Emma
> Lynch were brother and sister.
> Bill Blevins wrote:
> > OXFORD MAN DIES IN CRASH
> > Associated Press : Salem, Jan 24 (1959)---Arvis
> > Blevins 30 (31) of Oxford, Izard County, was
> > and his wife injured seriously last night when
> > car and a truck collided at the intersection of
> > Highway 62 and state Highway 9 here.
> > State Trooper David Jones said Blevins and his
> > who was driving the car were thrown from the
> > Mrs Blevins suffered a crushed right foot and was
> > hospitalized at Batesville.
> > The officer said Charley Caldwell of Eureka
> > the driver of the truck, was not hurt.
> > OXFORD MAN ACCIDENT VICTIM
> > By Frankie Thompson
> > Melbourne Times Jan 29, 1959
> > Arvis Blevins, owner and proprietor of the
> > Cafe at Oxford was killed almost instantly when
> > car collided with a transport truck at the
> > intersection of U.S. Highway 62 and state Highway
> 9 on
> > the outskirts of Salem about four o'clock Friday
> > afternoon, January 23. He was rushed to the Salem
> > Clinic but died shortly after having reached the
> > Clinic. His wife, Marie, who was with him in the
> > was very seriously injured and is in a critical
> > condition in a Little Rock hospital.
> > SERVICES FOR OXFORD MAN AT VIOLET HILL
> > By Frankie Thompson
> > Funeral services for Charles Arvis Blevins an
> > resident, were held at Fairview Church, Violet
> > Sunday afternoon, January 25. Rev. Remmel Rowden,
> > pastor of the Oxford Presbyterian Church and Rev
> > Cooper, pastor of the Melbourne Baptist Church
> were in
> > charge of the services. The song service was under
> > direction of Herman Dover of Melbourne with Mrs.
> > Edmonston of Oxford at the piano.
> > The deceased, a son of Charles and Grace Beaver
> > Blevins, was born at Violet Hill May 22, 1927 and
> > passed away at the Salem Clinic at Salem January
> > 1959, at the age of 31 years, 8 months and 1 day.
> > was married to Miss Marie Taylor, daughter of Mr.
> > Mrs. John Taylor of Oxford in the late forties
> > Most of their married life was spent in and near
> > Oxford.
> > He is survived by his wife, Marie, and two
> > Ricky, age 7, and Linda age 3. Other survivors
> > include his parents, Mr. and Mrs Charles Blevins
> > Violet Hill. Four brothers, Olar Blevins of Sage,
> > Leonard Blevins of Oxford, Wilson Blevins, Benton
> > Harbor, Michigan and Volray Blevins of Violet
> > five sisters, Mrs. Ewell (Thera) Rector of
> > Mrs Dalton (Zelma) Jones, Brockwell, Mrs. Virgil
> > (Phenia) Johnson, Coloma, Michigan, Mrs. Vernon
> > (Lessie) Johnson Watervilet, Michigan, and Mrs.
> > ( Jeffie) Melton of Batesville. Numerous other
> > relatives and friends. He was pre-deceased by
> > sisters Velda and Velma who died in infancy.
> > Following the services, burial was made in
> > Cemetery by Hall Funeral Service of Melbourne.
> > bearers were: Boyce Cook, Lloyd Garner, Carl
> > Elvis Abbott, Bartus Estes, and Wayne Webb.
> > --Obituary Submitted by: Bill D. Blevins
> > 25 January 2001
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