Whitesburg KY

Bevins succumbs

Funeral services for George Washington Bevins, 82, of Jenkins, were held October 22 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial was in Powell Valley Memorial Gardens in Big Stone Gap, Va.

A son of the late John W. “Byrd” and Anna Wolfe Bevins, he was born in Virginia. He died October 19 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Bevins was married to the late Carrie Elswick Bevins. He was a retired coal miner from Bethlehem Steel Corporation and a member of the United Mine Workers of America.

Surviving are two sons, Robert A. Bevins and wife Vivian, Mosherville, Penn., and George E. Bevins and wife Patsy, Jenkins; five grandchildren, Donna Bowman, Angela Gilbert, Melanie Baker, Eddie Bevins, and Emily Bevins; and eight grandchildren.

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