Nettie Lee (Daywalt) Blevins
Published 7:27 am Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Nettie Lee (Daywalt) Blevins, 88, of Mocksville, NC, went to be with her Lord and Savior from Davie Medical Center on Feb. 8, 2022.
Nettie Lee (Aunt Gigi), as she was so lovingly known, was born on Sept. 10, 1933 in Davie County, daughter of the late Arthur D. Daywalt and Lena (Seamon) Daywalt. In addition to her parents, Nettie was preceded in death by: her husband, Jessie James Blevins; a brother, Arthur Roy Daywalt; and a great-granddaughter, Ali Reavis.
In life, Nettie graduated from Cool Springs School and Salisbury Tech where she earned a degree. She pursued a career in the healthcare field as an LPN. During her nursing career she was employed by Autumn Care of Mocksville as a nurse and then transferred to the position of the facility administrator for many years, VA Salisbury, Brian Center of Statesville, Iredell Memorial Hospital, and Davie County Home Health. Nettie retired in 2005. She met and married the love of her life, Jessie James Blevins in December of 1988. Nettie was a Christian woman and was a member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a member of the United Methodist Women. She was an excellent baker and made the very best pound cakes. She loved to crochet, read her Bible and The Upper Room daily, and was always donating her time and hard work to several organizations including Meals on Wheels and the local hospice house.
Nettie leaves behind to cherish her memory: her son, Jimmy Lee Broadway of Lexington; step-sons, Johnny Blevins, Ivan Blevins and Chester Blevins; a daughter, Crystal Broadway Fox (Robbie) of Mocksville; step-daughters, Frances Watters, Fredia Mann, Maxine Sparks, Pansy Mann, and Geraldine Farley; a brother, David J. Daywalt of Mocksville; a sister, Ardella D. Phillips of Mocksville; grandchildren, Courtney Reavis (James), and Christopher Campbell; great-grandchildren, Ava and Kai Reavis; a cousin, Sue Rupon; nieces, Vickie Wentz-Chandler, Susan Miller, Kathy Daywalt, Rebekah Keener; nephews, Tony Phillips, Jerry Phillips, John Phillips and William Daywalt; a large host of step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; and special friends, Collen Ball and Betty Jo Laymon.
Visitation for Nettie was held Saturday, Feb. 12 from 1-2p.m. at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville. A funeral service followed at 2 at Davie Funeral Service. Pastor Chip Webb officiated. Nettie was laid to rest in Union Chapel United Methodist Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Union Chapel UUMC Fund, in memory of Nettie Lee Blevins.
Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville is honored to serve the family.