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Mary Eleanor Bevington

March 15, 1940 — August 16, 2023


Mary Eleanor Bevington


Mary Eleanor Adkins Bevington 83 of Stanardsville, Virginia passed away in Charlottesville Virginia on August 16, 2023. 


She was born on March 15, 1940, to Elza B. Adkins & Opal Cummings Adkins in Lincoln County West Virginia at her parent's home. Mary was the fourth youngest of 17 children born to Elza & Opal. 


In addition to her parents, and several siblings, she was predeceased by her beloved Husband of 41 years James Arthur Bevington. 


She is survived by her son James “Terry” Bevington (Michelle) of Stanardsville Virginia, son Timothy A. Bevington of Negley Ohio, and Tracey Bevington of Stanardsville Virginia.  Grandchildren Timothy Bevington (Reba) of Lynchburg Virginia, Brooke Bevington of Verona Virginia, Taylor Miller of Stanardsville Virginia, Dale Anderson (Sharra) of Ruckersville Virginia, Christopher Anderson (Rebecca) of Stanardsville Virginia, Timothy Anderson (Alicia) of Ruckersville Virginia, Marc Anderson (Paige) of Beaverdam Virginia, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.  She is also survived by her sisters Frances Nadine Adkins Davis of Lexington North Carolina and Carolyn Sue Adkins Warner (Kenny) of Alliance Ohio, and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.


A visitation will be held on August 22, 2023, at Batten Funeral Home from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.  Directly after the visitation, the burial will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery at 901-919 Cemetery Road McGaheysville, Rockingham County, Virginia. 


Mary’s family would like to thank Albemarle Health & Rehabilitation Center for the love and long-term care they provided from June 1, 2021, until August 16, 2023.  


As well Mary’s family extends their sincerest gratitude to MediHome Hospice, under the direction of Dr. Brooke Bostic.  Your organization goes above and beyond for the patient and the family during these most difficult times.  A very special thank you to Caryn Shifflett Marshall who made herself available to us when we had questions or needed help navigating through this difficult time. 



Timothy James Bevington 

Dale W Anderson Jr

Christopher E Anderson 

Timothy S Anderson 

Marc B Anderson 

Christopher Dahill 

Kenny Wilkinson 


Arrangements are entrusted to Batten Funeral Home of Ruckersville, Virginia.


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