Parkway Funeral Home & Parkway Memorial Cemetery

1161 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, MS


Ida Lea Thomas

July 2, 1941June 21, 2019

Ida Lea Thomas, 77, of Ridgeland, Mississippi, passed away at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi on July 21, 2019. Lea was the youngest of three, born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, on July 2, 1941, to Lillie and Wyatt Covington. Lea worked as a bookkeeper for the State of Mississippi. She enjoyed spending time with friends, fashion, and playing Scrabble and cards. She was predeceased by her late husband, Thomas Wilson, her parents, and siblings, Benjamin and Henry Covington. Lea is survived by her nephew, Brett Covington, and her niece, Cydnea Covington. Funeral services will be held at Cedar Lawn Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. on July 1, 2019.


  • Graveside Memorial Service Monday, July 1, 2019

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