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Obituary: Iwana Blevins Campbell

Iwana Blevins Campbell, 84, of Newport passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Newport.

She was born June 6, 1935 in Olyphant to Jesse Odool Blevins and Mattie Pearl Blevins.

Campbell was a life long member of Holden Ave Church of Christ. She enjoyed singing, swimming, dancing, and cooking.

Campbell was preceded in death by her parents, husband; J.C. Campbell, one daughter; Vanolynn Ivy, one brother; Jesse James Blevins, Jr., and two stepbrothers; Maurice Blevins, and Cody Blevins.

She is survived by four daughters: Dr. Rhonda Whybrew (Harold) of Newport, Benika Campbell of Sherwood, Angelia Campbell Owens (John) of Bono, Valorie Robertson of Jonesboro. Ten grandchildren: Dr. Misty Tramel (Brian) of Jonesboro, Edward Belly (Jami) of Mt. Home, Iisha Lemming of Nashville, TN, Dr. John Adam Owens (Brinson) of Jonesboro, Michael M. Owens (Amber Nicole) Puxico, MO, Serena Keiter (Michael) of Jonesboro, Blake Ivy of Flippin, Brett Ivy (Lindsay) of Jonesboro, Lauren Robertson of Jonesboro, and Tracker Robertson of Jonesboro, fourteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at the Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Coffeyville Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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