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Mary K. Blevins
Mary K. BlevinsBoat on the LakeMary K. Blevins, 79 of Prospect, died peacefully Thursday evening January 11, 2024 at her home surrounded by her loving and devoted family.

She was born February 5, 1944 in Prospect to the late James B. and Lucille (Collmer) Middlemiss.

Mary K. was a 1962 graduate of the Prospect High School. She had worked for 30 years at the Ohio State Highway Patrol in Marion. She had been the co-owner/operator of the G & R Tavern in Waldo from 1985 until 2018. Mary K. loved all the people she came in contact with at the G & R, her customers were her friends.
She enjoyed wintering in Florida and loved boating on Lake Erie.
Her family was the most important thing in her life, she was always looking out for them. Mary K. was a very caring person.

Surviving is her husband, John Henry Blevins, her son, JB (Beth) Blevins of Prospect, her grandson, Colton D. Blevins and her sister, Carol Birchfield of Prospect.
Step-son, John Henry Belvins III of Nevada and step grandchildren, Emma and Lane Blevins

There will be a Gathering of Family and Friends on Monday January 22, 2024 from 2 to 4 pm at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Prospect, followed by food and fellowship at the Prospect American Legion Post #368 (all are welcome).

Memorial gifts may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, New York 10306

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#1 from: Kathy and Randy Johnson
Fri, Jan 12, 2024 at 4:13 PM

We were so sorry to hear about Mary’s passing. Our thoughts are with the family. We certainly enjoyed good time with Mary and John at the legion and in Florida. Mary will be missed by many.

#2 from: Rita Lou Rubeck Headington Parker
Richwood, Ohio
Fri, Jan 12, 2024 at 7:00 PM

I am so sorry to learn of Mary K.'s passing.  My sincere condolences to her family.  Never forget all the good times you spent together.

#3 from: Joan Schwaderer
Daytona Beach, FL
Fri, Jan 12, 2024 at 9:24 PM

Mary Kay and I have shared our friendship since the 2nd grade at Prospect School.  I am currently in Florida and will not be able to attend the gathering of her family and friends, but my thoughts and prayers continue to be with you.

#4 from: Debra Clayton
Marion Ohio
Sat, Jan 13, 2024 at 9:08 AM

John,JB,Beth and families, We will truly miss Mary and her friendship. Enjoyed playing cards (euchre and hearts) with her... After such a long struggle, her soul is resting in Heaven... John and JB, thank you for your dedication to her being able to stay home. Also, to Anna and staff at Tranquilty Hospice of Delaware. If you need anything, you have my number... Sending love, strength, prayers and support. 🙏 ❤️ Dave and Deb Tevis Clayton

#5 from: Sue Cramer Clem
Bellefontaine Oh
Sat, Jan 13, 2024 at 9:17 AM

I went to high school with Mary Kay and I am so sorry for your loss. Living in a small town like Prospect we developed lots of friendships. I always considered Mary Kay a friend. Prayers for her family.

#6 from: Jennifer Case
Sat, Jan 13, 2024 at 10:13 AM

I’m very sorry for your family’s loss . Prayers and condolences to JB and Colton.

#7 from: Keith Davids
Port Charlotte, Fl.
Sat, Jan 13, 2024 at 11:30 AM

God bless your family. Mary Kay will be missed by all that knew her.

#8 from: Arlene Newell James
 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Sat, Jan 13, 2024 at 1:35 PM

Mm condolences to the family.

#9 from: LeRoy Zent
Galion,  Ohio
Sun, Jan 14, 2024 at 8:40 AM

John, JB and family,  I am so sorry to hear of Mary's death and your loss. Love and prayers for you and your family. LeRoy

#10 from: Gloria Prettyman Boles
Lakeview,  OH
Sun, Jan 14, 2024 at 8:57 AM

John, Carol & family, Sorry to read of Mary Kay's passing. She was always smiling & jubilant! She was a classmate of my cousin, Marey Ann Gray Zeig, & very special friend to Marey Ann & myself. Our thoughts & prayers for comfort, at this difficult time. Marey Ann Zeig Gloria Prettyman Boles

#11 from: Mark Rinnert
Palmetto Florida
Sun, Jan 14, 2024 at 2:09 PM

To the family, I am so sorry for your loss, Mary K was a classmate and friend. Going all through school together I have many good memories and fun times with her, always laughing. She will always be remembered as a genuine and caring person, may she rest in peace. I have her family in my prayers.

#12 from: Gary and Linda Mohr
Chillicothe, OH 45601
Sun, Jan 14, 2024 at 2:43 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, so sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed catching up with Mary Kay when we came back to visit in Prospect. She was a great lady.  

#13 from: Brent Harper
Sun, Jan 14, 2024 at 8:13 PM

To John and the Entire Blevins Family at this Troubling Time!! Mary K, was a Beautiful, Gracious, and Loving Caring Soul. That will be Sorely missed by us all!!! It has always been my pleasure to have know such a wonderful Lady and Family. My sincere condolences go out to you at this difficult times. JB if I can be of any help let me know. Your Life Long Friend Brent Harper and Family

#14 from: Pauline Oehler
Sun City West Az
Mon, Jan 15, 2024 at 10:31 AM

My sincere condolences to the family. Loved Mary Kay since she was a kid. Over the years we had a lot of fun. She always told it like it was She was a great gal. May the precious memories live forever in your hearts.

#15 from: Fred Smith
Mon, Jan 15, 2024 at 11:22 AM

Condolences to the family a great person enjoyed see them at the G&R

#16 from: Pastor Stephen Whitaker
Wed, Jan 17, 2024 at 1:48 PM

Carol, J.B and family I am so sorry for your loss. I know it has been so difficult in recent months. My prayers are with you all.

#17 from: Ronda Threlfall-Schnipke
Prospect, Ohio
Mon, Jan 22, 2024 at 8:19 AM

Mary Kay was a dear friend and classmate of my mother,Barbara James.  I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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