Whitesburg KY

Barbara McCown dies at 66

Barbara Anne McCown, 66, of Jenkins, died June 19 at Mountainview Regional Medical Center in Norton, Va.

Born in Floyd County, she was a daughter of the late George Hoyt and Dora Fields Simmons and the widow of Richard “Gary” McCown. She was a sister of the late Mable Marie Simmons, Ruth Simmons, Kenneth “Ken” Simmons, James Russell Simmons, Milford “Mick” Simmons, George Hoyt “June” Simmons Jr., Billy Newton Simmons, Doyle Simmons and Wayne Simmons.

Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Lynn McCown; a son, Robert McCown; a sister, Janet Louise Simmons; and two brothers, Jerry Simmons and Chester ‘Chetty” Simmons.

Funeral services were held June 22 at Polly and Craft Funeral Home in Jenkins. Burial was in the Jenkins Payne Gap Cemetery.

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