Stephen Ellis Blevins


Stephen Ellis Blevins, age 68, of Pittsburgh, Kansas, formerly of Miller, Missouri, passed away at 9:16 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at his home.  He was born February 14, 1949, in Monett, Missouri, the son of Emery Ellis and Ruth Maxine (Stokes) Blevins.

Stephen was a 1968 graduate of Miller High School and worked for the street department in Webb City, Missouri.   He was a member of The Door Christian Center in Pittsburgh and helped deliver Meals on Wheels.

On February 12, 1991, he married Patti Richards, in Pittsburgh, Kansas.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Patti, of the home; his mother, Ruth Blevins, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri; two daughters, Mickie Blevins of Washington State and Rachel Blevins, of Joplin, Missouri; one son, Lem Clem of Joplin; three step-daughters, Chrissy Muriel and her husband, Ed, of Queen Creek, Arizona, Kandi Hollaway and her husband, Danny, of Camdenton, Missouri and Tammy Carter of Washington, Missouri; step son, Jeff Ripley of Lebanon, Missouri; two sisters, Susan Kappler and Becky Tyler and her husband, Jim, all of Joplin; 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

His father, Emery, and one grandson, preceded him in death.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.  Burial will follow at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1:00–2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, prior to the service.

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1:00 - 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

510 E. Cherry St., Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712

  Funeral Service

2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

510 E. Cherry St., Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


Following service on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Mt. Vernon City Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.

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Judy Dawson

My condolences for your loss.I know he will be missed

 Posted May 9, 2017 - 10:00pm
John A Moore Jr

Hello Patti and family! I'm so sorry for your loss!
I have so many wonderful memories of all of you!
Thank you for being such a great part of my life!
May God touch you all as only He can during this difficult time!
Stephen was a great Blessing to many, to God and to the Church in Pittsburg!
God Bless all of you!

 Posted May 9, 2017 - 8:34pm
Michelle Moore

I was so blessed to meet Steve in 1990. He was a wonderful, kind man. My heart goes out to his dear wife Patti and the family.

 Posted May 9, 2017 - 6:39pm
Debbie & Randy Burke

So sorry for your loss. Steve will be missed, he was a great man. Blessings to all the family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

 Posted May 9, 2017 - 5:25pm
Rachel Blevins dad

I always thought their would b more time. I'm so sorry that their wasn't.i love u

 Posted May 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
Pastor Billie (Blevins) Gibson

So very sorry to hear about Steve; he was a wonderful person and together we had a beautiful daughter.

 Posted May 9, 2017 - 3:30pm

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