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Wayne Collins buried at Big Stone Gap, Va.

Funeral services for Wayne Collins, 92, were held October 22 at Burdine Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was in Powell Valley Memorial Gardens at Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

Born in Van Lear to the late Robert and Lilly Mullins Collins, he died October 19 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Mr. Collins was the widower of Joyce Dingus Collins .

He enjoyed golfing and was an avid University of Kentucky fan.

Surviving are his daughter,

Sharon Bevins of Jenkins; a son-in-law, Mark Johnson of Jenkins; four grandchildren, Chris Puckett, Lori Mullins, Logan Johnson and Emily Johnson; and seven great-grandchildren, Brook, Josh, Briana, Christopher, Lane, Lincoln and Lawson.

Mr. Collins was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Johnson; and two brothers, Robert Collins and Denver Collins; and a sister, Virginia Westfall.

Everidge Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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