Telman Dewayne Blevins, 69, of Bentley, Ark., died on Aug. 30, 2008, at his residence in Bentley, La. He was a native of Violet Hill, Ark.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran for 12 years, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a retired appliance repairman for Ray's Appliance for 32 years.
He is survived by: one son, Stephen Blevins of Tioga; one daughter, Stephanie Simmons and husband Dain of Bentley; one brother, Lindle Blevins and wife Carolyn of Violet Hill; two sisters, Carolyn Gillihan of Melbourne and Beverly Glasser and husband Don of Melbourne; six grandchildren, Dainey Simmons, David Simmons, Curtis LaCombe, Daina Simmons, Dustin Simmons and Tyler Blevins.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, Bryan and Alverda Blevins; one grandson, Caleb Scott Blevins; and one daughter-in-law, Lisa Ann Blevins.
Services were held Sept. 3 at Fairview Baptist Church in Violet Hill with local arrangements under the direction of Roller Crouch Funeral Home of Melbourne.
Pallbearers were Brooks Blevins, Kermit Blevins, Donald Glasser, Daniel Glasser, Mason Gillihan and Al Gillihan.
Online guestbook: www.rol-lerfuneralhomes.com.