Violet Blevins Stanley

November 13, 1946 ‒ October 29, 2020

Delaware, Ohio

Violet Blevins-Stanley 73, of Delaware passed away unexpectedly Thursday afternoon, October 29, 2020 at Grady Memorial Hospital, Surrounded by her loving family.

Born November 13, 1946 in Logan West Virginia, the daughter of the late Samuel E & Dixie (Banks) Blevins. Violet earned her GED and would go on to become a teacher’s aide for the JVS in Delaware County. She also worked at Blevins Appliance Company before it went out of business.

Violet is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Samuel and Virgil Blevins, and son John Kitchen.

She is survived by her husband Michael Stanley of 21 years; children Bradley Kitchen, Michael Stanley, Lori Kitchen, Jenny Stanley, Kimmy Stanley, Debbi Stanley; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchild; brother Brad Blevins; sister Betty Blevins.

Violet enjoyed doing puzzles, watching western movies, playing card games, and tent camping and sitting by a campfire. Violet will be remembered as the caring, loving, and honest, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother that she was.

Graveside Services will be help 3:00 pm Friday, November 6, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery in Ostrander

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The Snyder- Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware is assisting the family with arrangements.

  • Sorry for your loss she was a loving and good friend of mine and will be dearly missed my condolences go out to the family.

  • In these moments of loss, words are useless. God rest her soul in peace and the angels to always be there with you! RIH Momma Violet

  • She was a great person and had a great sense of humor she’s greatly loved and will be missed prayers for all of you and especially Cheyenne she loved her grandma so much With love Chuck and Lisa….also if it wasn’t for her Chuck and I wouldn’t be together

  • I loved violet very much. What a beautiful soul and heart she had. I will truly miss you mama Vi. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. If you need anything at all don’t hesitate to reach me, love always, Becky.