May 26, 1942 - September 19, 2020
Peggy Jane Lee Blevins, 78 of Maryville, beloved wife of Jerry Blevins, left this world peacefully at her home with her family at her bed side. Born in May 26, 1942, in Madisonville, TN the daughter of the late Gertrude Atkins Lee and Robert Taylor Lee, Jr. Daughter-in-law of the late Stanley and Mary Blevins of Sweetwater, TN Graduated from Madisonville High School class of 1960. Graduated with honors from Hiwassee College in 1962. Peggy and Jerry married on March 16, 1962. They have resided in Maryville TN for the last 52 years. Peggy was employed at South Central Bell as a telephone operator. Then at Blount National Bank as a receptionist. Jerry and Peggy started and worked side by side at Blevins Paint Center for 38 years. Peggy suffered from a lifelong battle CMT Type 1A where she succumbed to complications that eventually took her life. Peggy loved the Lord with all her heart. She was still witnessing and singing His praises up until her last day. Peggy was a lifetime member of Dotson Memorial Baptist Church. Peggy had a passion for the handicap and shut-ins. Peggy loved to read, knit, travel, watch her favorite TV shows, go to church, and spend time with family and friends. Her greatest joys were her sons and grandchildren. Survived by her husband of 58 1/2 years, Jerry Blevins, Sons: Jay (Lisa) and Scott (Mary) all of Maryville, TN. Her cherished grandchildren: Macy (Tyler) Issacs, Daniel (Kelsey) Blevins, Jessica and (Grant) Gentry and Jacob Blevins all of Maryville, TN and great grandchild Aiden Thomason. Sister Barbara (George) Marcu of Killen, Alabama. Brother Robert Joe Lee (Elaine) Florida and sister Cheryl Lee of Knoxville TN, Several nieces and nephews. Many special friends who have enriched her life and were faithful to her for many years. A special thank you to Dr Britton Bishop, Dr Harold Cates and Dr. Ousama Dabbagh, and Blount Discount for their many years of wonderful care. Also, to Amedisys Hospice Care for end of life care. All these establishments went above and beyond for Peggy. The family will have a Celebration of Life from 5 pm – 7 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the Smithview Pavilion with a service to follow at 7 pm with Rev. Greg Long and Rev. Morris Anderson officiating. The family will then assemble at Grandview Pavilion for a Graveside Service and Entombment on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 11 am. Friends may call at their convenience on Monday, September 21, 2020 from 9 am – 5 pm and Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 9 am – 2 pm. Please in lieu of flowers make your donations in memory of Peggy Blevins to CMTA Research P.O. Box 105, Glenolden, PA 19026. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
Peggy Jane Lee Blevins, 78 of Maryville, beloved wife of Jerry Blevins, left this world peacefully at her home with her family at her bed side. Born in May 26, 1942, in Madisonville, TN the daughter of the late Gertrude Atkins Lee and Robert... View Obituary & Service Information
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