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Nell Blevins, 95, Taylor County, KY (1925-2020)

Nell Blevins of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Gilbert Colvin and Mary Estelle White Colvin, was born May 15, 1925 in Taylor County and died Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at age 95.

She was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church and WMU for many years where she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School for several years.

She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom after some thirty-four years service and was the first female supervisor. She was active in the Democratic Women's Club and The Business and Professional Women's Club. Her favorite pastimes were traveling and shopping.

Nell united in marriage to Edwin Blevins November 17, 1942 and he preceded her in death June 26, 2016.

Nell is survived by a daughter-in-law, Laurel Blevins of Campbellsville; two grandchildren: Sherri Hudson and husband, Ashley of Glasgow and Jeff Blevins and wife, Noel of Columbus, Ohio; three step-grandchildren: Kelly Donahue of Connecticut, Todd Hartman of Bowling Green and Trisha Gaier and husband, Greg of Dayton, Ohio; five great-grandchildren: Aidan Michael Blevins, Claire Blevins, Chloe Blevins, Natalie Elizabeth Hudson and Sarah Hudson; five step-great-grandchildren: Rachel Tucker, Patrick Donahue, McCall Milby, Natalie Gaier and Lilly Hartman and many other relatives and friends.

Nell was also preceded in death by a son, Gil Blevins June 26, 2018.

There will be a private funeral service.

Burial will be in Good Hope Baptist Church cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to hosparus of green river or gideon bibles and may be made through Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home.

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