Donald Blevins (3-20-22) service 3-23-22
Donald Blevins, 72, of Adamsville, died on Sunday, March 20.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Bill and Hazel Stanford Blevins. He was united in marriage to Rhonda Vandiver, who survives.
Mr. Blevins had worked for the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department and was a member of The Sanctuary in Milledgeville and the Adamsville Senior Center. He was the past president of FOP Shiloh Lodge 37, a receiver of the Buford Pusser Law Enforcement Career Achievement Award in 1997 and the Governor’s Committee on Employment of the Handicapped Achiever Award in 1975.
In addition to his wife of 48 years, Rhonda Blevins of Adamsville, he is survived by his children, Sharla Franklin of Adamsville, Melanie Blevins of Milan, Tennessee, and Roger Blevins of Adamsville; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Barbara Prather of Corinth, Mississippi.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Jimmy Blevins and Glenn Blevins.
Services were held on Wednesday, March 23, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville with Scott Whitley, W.D. McCollum and Melanie Blevins officiating. Burial followed in Pine Hill Memorial Garden at Adamsville.