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Bobbi Jo Blevins


Bobbi Jo Blevins, 52, of Dorchester, passed away at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO on Friday, Aug. 25, 2023.

She was born Feb. 28, 1971, in Staunton, to Robert Kahl Jr. and Joanne Briskovich Kahl.

She married Terry Blevins on Sept. 4, 1993 in Gillespie.

She was a buyer for Alton Steel.  Bobbi was treasurer of Dorchester Township.

She is survived by her spouse, Terry Blevins of Dorchester; children, Cory (Christina) Blevins of Benld, Logan (companion, Shawnee Bushrow) Blevins of Benld, Mya Blevins of Dorchester; grandchildren, Eli, Avianah, Jadealyn, Brooklynn; father, Robert Kahl of Dorchester; mother, Joanne Kahl of Plainview; siblings, Staci (Greg) Blevins of Gillespie, Robbie Kahl of Mt. Olive, Jesse Kahl of Wilsonville; grandfather, Robert Kahl, Sr of Woodburn; sister in law, Rhonda (Lonnie) Manalia of Plainview; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie. Burial was at Tine Sawyer Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Partnership For Educational Excellence District #7, PO Box 125, Gillespie, IL 62033.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, is in charge of the arrangements.