June 26, 1945 ~ November 5, 2019

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Dandridge, TN

Virginia Carolyn Powers Blevins Stevenson, 74, most recently of Dandridge, TN, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, following a long illness.

A Buncombe Co. native, Virginia was the daughter of the late John E. and Virginia Shipley Powers. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Richard and Herman Powers.

Mrs. Stevenson loved living life. She specifically enjoyed riding motorcycles, clogging, camping and fishing. She was of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Stevenson is survived by her husband, Howard G. Stevenson; daughters, Donna Hendon and Carlee Stevenson; sons, Lee Blevins (Kelly) and Alan Blevins (Mardell); step-sons, John Stevenson (Lisa), Timothy Stevenson, and Matthew Stevenson (Heather); 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. The Rev. Greg Warren will officiate. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, her family asks that memorials be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526, Dallas, TX 75244.

Services

Visitation: November 8, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Funeral Service: November 9, 2019 11:00 am

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Burial: November 9, 2019 12:15 pm

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
1498 Sand Hill Road
Candler, NC 28715

828-667-8715

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  1. Dear Howard Donna and Family,
    So sorry to hear of Ms. Carolyn’s passing. She was such a dear and I missed our conversations after you moved to TN. You are in our thouń£hts and prayers.

  2. Donna and family,
    Mother (Thelma Taylor) and I (Kathey Taylor) are so sorry for your loss. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers. We both loved your mother dearly.
    Love,
    Kathey Dugan

  3. Dear Donna and family,
    Mother (Thelma Taylor) and I are so sorry for your loss. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers. We both loved your mother dearly.
    Love,
    Kathey (Taylor) Dugan

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