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Parkway Funeral Home & Parkway Memorial Cemetery

1161 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, MS

OBITUARY

Mary Lynn Beard Covington

May 10, 1932August 7, 2019
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Mary Lynn Beard Covington, 87, went to be with the Lord on August 7, 2019 at the Nichols Center in Madison, MS. She was born in Waynesboro, MS on May 10, 1932 to Viola McRae Beard and Lee Beard Sr. Mary Lynn married William Delma Covington and together they had 5 children; William Delma Covington, Jr. (Candy), Chyrl Covington Grubbs (Lewis), Pamela Covington Drake (Mike), Richard Clayton Covington (Leigh Ann), and Mark Anthony Covington (Joan).

Mary Lynn was a faithful wife and a loving mother. She was a longtime member of Broadmoor Baptist Church. She loved the Lord and served him all of her life.

Mary Lynn is survived by her 3 sons, 2 daughters, 17 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, 13 siblings and their spouses.

Visitation for Mary Lynn will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Parkway Funeral Home, Ridgeland MS, with funeral services beginning at 3:00 pm. Interment will take place at Parkway Memorial Cemetery immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Baptist Children’s Village.

  • FAMILY

  • William Delma and wife Candy Covington, Jr., Son
  • Chyrl Covington and husband Lewis Grubbs, Daughter
  • Pamela Covington and husband Mike Drake, Daughter
  • Richard Clayton and wife Leigh Ann Covington, Son
  • Mark Anthony and wife Joan Covington, Son
  • Mrs. Covington also leaves 17 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Dr. Clay Grubbs
  • Mr. Anthony Covington
  • Dr. Lee Grubbs
  • Mr. Woody Drake
  • Mr. Will Covington
  • Mr. Mark Covington
  • Mr. Michael Covington
  • Mr. Rob Covington
  • Mr. Blake Covington

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, August 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 10, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, August 10, 2019

Memories

Mary Lynn Beard Covington

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Patsy Lee Amezquita

August 10, 2019

We are so saddened to learn of Aunt Mary Lynn’s passing. I have such wonderful memories of her all the way back to my childhood. One such memory is of her as a teenager taking me at probably 4 or 5 years old to school with her. My introduction to a juke box was from Aunt Mary!! She was always a beautiful, loving, fun person and an awesome piano player. It’s wonderful to know that she is in a heavenly place. Our love to her family!!
Patsy Lee (Beard) & Michael Amezquita

Dawn Evans

August 9, 2019

We are very sorry for your loss and that we are unable to attend the service. Keeping you in our prayers! Francis Lee and JoAnne McIlwain and family.

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