Jettieve Levins was born in Milton, Fl. on April 26, 1934 to the late James and S.C. Levins. Sister Jettieve confessed Christ at an early age. She attended J.B. Turner and was a graduate of T.R. Jackson High School.
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Upon graduation from high school, she obtained her cosmetology license where she continued her love of doing hair until her recent illness. In 1976, she pursued her dream to become a licensed practical nurse. After, she gained employment with West Florida Hospital and Santa Rosa Medical Center until 1999. After retirement, with a willingness to serve in the community, she gained employment with the ARC of Santa Rosa County where she utilized her gift in crafting and horticulture.
Sister Levins was a devoted member of Greater Bethlehem AME Church where she faithfully served as pianist for seventy years. Her spiritual work at the church she loved dearly included serving as stewardess, Women’s Missionary Society President, Assistant Superintendent of the Sunday School, MERC Financial Secretary, HIV Task Force Member, Fellowship Choir, and DWIC member.
Sister Levins leaves behind to mourn her passing, her devoted children: Anthony Levins Sr. (Delteana) of Newbern NC., Dwight Levins (Michelle) of Dickinson, TX, Deirdre Harris (Ricky) of Decatur GA.; grandchildren: Nicole Levins of Houston, TX., Detrick Levins (Mytae) of League City, TX., Jeffrey Morgan of League City, TX., Anthony Levins, Jr. of Milton, FL., Andrea Levins of Newbern NC., Katrina Longmire of Newbern NC., Paul Levins (Lezette) of Sorrento, FL., Eric Levins of Milton, FL., Janice Levins (Jianna) of Olathe, KS., Marva Willingham of Milton, Fl., Janay Boyd of Atlanta, GA., Jacqueline Harris of Milton, FL., Angel Harris Henderson of Milton, FL., Cassius Bradley (Arlice) of Houston, TX., Jaron Denmon Dickinson of TX., Maegan Bradley of Houston, TX.; thirty-two great grands; sisters, Gloria Gregory and Chala Vista of CA.; special cousin, Sandra Anthony (Gary) of Chesapeake, VA.; a host of nieces and nephews; the Ewing family; god children: Margo Phillips, Marlon Dickerson, Ayshia Junior, James Ewing, George Daniel Ewing; special friends, Joan Walker, Shirley Parker, and Gloria Gibson.
Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Trahan Family Funeral Home of Milton. Services will follow at 11:00 a.m., also at the funeral home. Interment will be at Magnolia Cemetery.
The family would like to express our deepest gratitude and heartfelt thanks for the many kind words of comfort, flowers, cards, visits, prayers, and acts of kindness during this time of bereavement. We would also like to extend a special thank you to SRMC 4th floor and the ICU and Dr. Moudar Alshazley. The family also requests that you please observe the CDC guidelines.
Active Pallbearers are Michael Gibson, Jeffrey Ellis, Glenn Packer, Ricky Harris, Leon White, and Michael Parks; Honorary Pallbearers are Carl McCray, Eric Levins, Anthony Levins, Jr., Detrick Levins, Paul Levins, Jr., Jeffrey Morgan, Jr., Cassius Bradley, and Jaron Denmon; Flower Bearers are the Greater Bethlehem AME Church Family.