Mrs. Covington was born in Dardanelle, AR August 23. 1927 to James Hampton Alverson and Gladys M. Wilcher. Mary Elizabeth married the love of her life, the late Robert Lee Covington, on July 31, 1954. She faithfully attended First North Little Rock Church where she was an involved member and volunteer. She achieved top honors in College and her Career. Mrs. Covington was head administrator for the VA. She enjoyed traveling with her husband by car all over the US, flying was never an option. Her love and passion was her farm on Petit Jean Mountain where she frequented often. Mary’s church and her family were her life passion.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Covington; son Randal R. Covington; and one brother, Herbert Alverson.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Carla Covington; granddaughter, Kendal McKenzie Covington; and three grandsons, Korbin James Caipen, Cowhen Jude Vadnais, and Alex Creighton Duffel.
Visitation will be Tuesday November 28, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills and Memorial Park. Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 pm with entombment at 3:00 PM in Rest Hills Memorial Park.