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Jerry Edward Blevins

February 24, 1940 — November 20, 2016

Jerry Edward Blevins, 76, of Salem, Arkansas was born on February 24, 1940, in Little Rock, Arkansas son of Glen Jackson and Clara Mae (Gibson) Blevins. He departed this life on November 20, 2016 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Arkansas. Jerry was married to Sharon Kay Turner on July 28, 1994 in Union, Arkansas. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. He loved sports, horses, gardening, and all kinds of music. He spent his working years as a general contractor, master electrician, and served on the Salem School Board and Fulton County Hospital Board. He is survived by his wife; Sharon Blevins of Salem, Arkansas; son, James Blevins and wife Leah of Salem, Arkansas; daughter, Cindy Smith of West Plains, Missouri; three step daughters, Darla York and husband Ted of Salem, Arkansas, Cassandra Reed and husband Linn of Bryant, Arkansas, and Lori Yates and husband Jimmy of Mountain Home, Arkansas; sister, Janice Griffin of Jonesboro, Arkansas; eleven grandchildren, J.W. Blevins, Abby Blevins, Shelby Brazeal and husband Seth, Carson York, Layton York and wife Hassi, Hadley Reed, Caleb Reed, Caroline Reed, Madelyn Yates, Addison Yates, and Cade Yates; two great grandchildren, Kenslee Nicholson and Georgia Brazeal and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Mae Blevins.   Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Salem First Baptist Church in Salem, Arkansas with Bro. John Hodges and Dr. David Kauffman officiating. Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 Monday, November 21, 2016 at Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Arkansas. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery in Union, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Dr. Jim Bozeman, Bob Maguffee, George Walling, Jim Weathers, Marvin Maguffee, Jack Walling, C.O. “Tuffy” Smith, and Steve Hall. Honorary pallbearers are Don Burnett, Carson York, Ted York, Greg Smith, J.W. Blevins, Layton York, Tim Martin, and Class of 1958. Memorials may be made to Union Cemetery Association. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Arkansas.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, November 21, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Barker Funeral Home - Salem

857 U.S. 62, Salem, AR 72576

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Salem First Baptist Church

, Salem, AR 72576

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