Funeral  services  for  Mr. James L. Evins,  74,  of the New
Hope community of Jackson County, Tennessee, will be held at
2 P.M.  on  Tuesday,  January  25,  2011,  at  Anderson - Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial  will  follow  in  the  New Hope
Cemetery in the New Hope community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 2 P.M. until  9 P.
M., and on Tuesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

He  passed  away  on  Sunday,   January   23,  2011,  at  his
residence.
   
He was born August 15, 1936, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late
Lee and Martha Scott Evins.  On  July  12, 1956,  he was
married to the late
Barbara Hall Evins, who passed away April
16, 2004.  He  was  a  retired  machine  shop  instructor  at  Tri-
County Vocational School.   He was a member of the Burristown
Church of Christ,  and  served  as  a  commissioner  in  Jackson
County for 24 years.

In  addition  to  his  wife  and  parents,  he  was  preceded in
death  by  his  
Son:  Timothy “Tim” James Evins; and  1 Sister:
Willard “Bill” Griffin.

Survivors include
1  Son: Stoney Evins and fiancée, Melissa
Spivey  of  the  New  Hope community of Jackson County, TN;
3
Grandchildren:
Devon and Dylan Evins, both of the New Hope
community   of   Jackson  County;   and   Angelia  Evins  (Chris)
Sagely   of   Florida;  
1  Great  Grandchild:   Peyton Sagely; 1
Sister:
Jean (Elmer) Ayers of Hilham, TN;  and  1   Brother-in-
law:
Edwin Griffin of Cookeville, TN.  Several  nieces, nephews,
other relatives, and friends also survive.  

Bro. Mike Dennis and Bro. Larry Rhoten will  officiate  at  the
services.

In  lieu  of  flowers,  memorial  donations may be made to the
Evins family by contacting the funeral home.
© 2011 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home