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Jerry Douglas Blevins

June 12, 1935 — March 6, 2024

North Little Rock

Jerry Douglas Blevins

Jerry D. Blevins Sr., age 88 of North Little Rock, Arkansas went to be with our Lord, at his home
on March 6, 2024. He was born to L.R. and Carrie Blevins in Okmulgee, Oklahoma on June 12,
1935. Jerry was a 1953 graduate of Muskogee Central High and a 1958 graduate of
Northeastern Oklahoma College.
He was a devout member of the Church of Christ and at one time served as a deacon. He was
a devoted son, husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
He had many accomplishments during his life. He became a Christian at the age of 12. Played
one year of semi-pro baseball in Missouri. Played one year of college basketball. Served two
years in U.S. Army artillery unit. Coached baseball, Pres. of Pony League, Chief Indian Guide,
worked with Jr Achievement along with playing softball later in life.
During his career he had many achievements, while working in the Oil/Gas Industries he was
part of a team that was involved with the Alaska pipeline development in the 60’s. Jerry worked
for Levi Strauss, owned his own restaurant, The Village Pantry, moving and storage business,
owned his own maintenance and sales computer business, along with other entrepreneur
endeavors. As he used to say, “Jack of all trades.” He was never afraid of hard work.
Jerry is survived by four children, Doug (Donata) Blevins, Deresa (Mark) Jackson, David
Blevins, and Deann (Mike) Glaze; seven grandchildren, Chris Mason, Amber Sherrill-Roberts,
Jeremy Blevins, Jennifer Sherrill-Smith, Lindsey Monroe, Chris McGowan, and Nick McGowan;
and seven great-grandchildren. Sloan, Scarlett, and Sutton Smith were the absolute joy of his
life. He is preceded in death by his parents and wife Marlene Blevins.
Memorials may be made in his honor to Central Arkansas Christian School, 1 Windsong Dr,
North Little Rock, Arkansas, 72113 or Levy CofC, 5124 Camp Robinson Rd, North Little Rock,
Arkansas 72118.
Private family service is planned. Cremation arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, NLR.
Online obituary www.smithfamilycares.com.
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