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Patricia Ann Blevins Dishman

• Apr 22, 2019 at 4:09 PM

CHILHOWIE, VA - Patricia Ann Blevins Dishman, age 69, of Chilhowie, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, Virginia.

She was the daughter of the late Kail and Lillie Roberts Blevins, She was preceded in death by a brother, Larry G. Blevins; and a cousin, Dr. William T. Roberts.

She was of the Free Will Baptist faith. Patricia received her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees from East Tennessee State University and taught school in Carter and Grainger Counties for 16 years. Patricia had a very giving heart and was a friend to all.

Survivors include one son, whom she loved dearly, Clay Dishman, of Wake Forest, NC; one sister, Linda K. Jarrett and husband Wallace, of Bluff City, TN; one brother, Gary Wayne Blevins, of Roan Mountain, TN; special nieces, Julie Winegar, DeAnna Hensley, Kristie Chausse and Glenda Conner; one special nephew, David Blevins. Also surviving is her uncle, William H. Roberts, of Hampton, TN.

A service to celebrate the life of Patricia Ann Blevins Dishman will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Richard Blevins, officiating. Judy Johnson will provide the eulogy. Music will be provided by Mrs. Julie Keller, soloist. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Wednesday.

The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in the Captain Nelson Cemetery on Ripshin Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Lindsey Winegar, Dave Hensley, Jeff Chausse, David Blevins, Bennie Franklin and Jerry Shoun. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 AM on Thursday.

Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Animal Shelter of your choice.

Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com 

Patricia and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.

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