CHILHOWIE, Va. Leola Blevins Heninger, 87, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the Smyth County Community Hospital. Leola was a lifetime member of the Cleghorn Valley Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, crafting, and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Minnie Brooks Blevins and Fred Calvin Blevins; son, Alan Kelly Heninger; two brothers, Ray Blevins and Gilbert Blevins; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Blevins. Survivors include her loving husband, Charles Kelly Heninger; three sons, Eric Kent Heninger and wife, Nancy Ann Ritta of Waverly, Neb., Mark Kevin Heninger of Chilhowie, and Dennis Lee Heninger and wife, Tina of Chilhowie; grandchildren, Rodney Paul Heninger and wife, Shannon of Lincoln, Neb., Erica Lin Linscott and husband, J.D. of Lincoln, Neb., Amber Dawn McGregor and husband, Aaron of Lincoln, Neb., Jacob Alan Heninger and wife, Whitney of Chilhowie, and Emily Denise Heninger of Chilhowie; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Dan Blevins and wife, Katherine; sister, Shelva Jean Stroud and husband, C.W.; sister-in-law, Viola Blevins; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m., Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the Cleghorn Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Wesley Eller and the Rev. George Jessee officiating. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m., Friday, June 14, 2019, in the Cleghorn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m., Thursday, prior to the funeral service at the church. Condolences can be made to the family online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com. Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Heninger Family.
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