BERNIE - Fredia Irene Lasater Blevins, 95, died Feb. 17, 2003, in Little Rock, Ark.
Born Feb. 6, 1908, in Beaver Creek Township, Ill., she was a lifelong resident of Bernie and member of the White Oak General Baptist Church in rural Bernie.
On Nov. 25, 1926, in Liberty Township, she married Wilbur J. Blevins who preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Wilda and Seral Embrey of Rio Linda, Calif.; one son and daughter-in-law, Jay W. and Jeanette Blevins of Little Rock; two sisters, Jean Lape of Dexter and Faye Jeno of Malden; and six granchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were four sisters, Dorothy Duncan, Loveta Mahoney, Velva Ruth Blevins and Vera Corlew; three brothers, Leland Lasater, Clyde Lasater and Elmer Lasater; and one grandson, Scott Embrey.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Bill Pennington will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.