Janice Mae Ross Blevins

Janice Mae Ross Blevins, 80, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away Saturday, April 2nd at St. Mary’s Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted at 2:30pm Sunday, April 10th at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Zachary Johnson officiating.  Janice was born December 23, 1941, in Kenova, W.Va., a daughter of the late Helen Pauline Cantrell Ross Helms and Taylor “T-Bones” Ross. After their divorce, Janice was raised by Taylor’s parents, William J. Ross, and Mary Elizabeth Frasher Ross and Taylor’s sister, Vicy Jane Ross who was more like a mother to her. They all preceded her in death. Janice was also preceded in death by her husband, Billy George Blevins, daughter Kimberly Ann Blevins, and a special cousin, Sandra Davis, who was more like a sister to her.  Janice graduated from Ceredo-Kenova High School and was a member of First Independent Missionary Baptist Church of Kenova. She delivered newspapers for the Herald Dispatch for many years and worked for WCCSO. Janice enjoyed cooking, making candy, sewing, and making crafts. She was very creative. She also enjoyed plants and growing flowers.  Janice is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Cathy and Kendrick (Marc) Blevins, her beloved granddaughter Kelsey Blevins, and her constant companion, her lovingly spoiled cat, Boy. Also surviving are sisters Sharon Spears (Lenny), Brenda Daniels (Ernie), Joyce Ekers (Walter), Vanessa “Neacie” Marks (Harry), Connie Poston (Tony), Debbie (Nelson) Roller, Bobby Dale Helms (Lora), Daryl Helms (Connie), Bernie Helms, Barron “Dutchie” Helms, Brian Helms (Cathy), several nieces and nephews, and many special friends.  Janice loved her family, friends, and neighbors. She enjoyed talking and visiting with them. She had faith in The Lord and although we miss her very much, we know she is in a better place.  Friends may come one hour before the service Sunday, April 10th, 2022, at Rollins Funeral Home.