Ruth Elyoce Blevins, 79, member of Toastmasters International

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Ruth Eloyce Blevins
Ruth Eloyce Blevins

Ruth Elyoce Blevins, 79, of Williamsburg, Va., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.

She was employed by the U.S. government in the Army Public Affairs Department. She earned an associate degree from Northern Virginia Community College and was a member of the Toastmasters International. She enjoyed bowling, crafting and membership at Crosswalk Church, where she managed the Caring Card Ministry.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Lois O. Williams; and brothers, Asa Hilliard and Walter Williams Jr.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Larry R. Blevins; sons, Christopher Walker (James), Gregory Blevins (Lisa) and Marvin Blevins; daughters, Valeri Jacoutot (Thomas), Vicki Rehanek (Michael) and Venita Vinson; grandchildren, Chloe Jacoutot, Nicollette Jacoutot, Amber Blevins, Cori Blevins, Jason Rehanek, Justin Rehanek, Josh Blevins, Erik Blevins, Riana Gilbert, Jessica Beck, Marlon Dibble Jr. and Monica Dibble; her sister, Faye Chipman; and her brother, Rudolph Hilliard.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at Crosswalk Church-Kingsway Campus, 5100 John Tyler Highway, Williamsburg.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.nelsencares.com.