OBITUARY

William Delma Covington

May 3, 1930July 29, 2018
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William Delma Covington, 88, went to be with the Lord on July 29, 2018 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS. He was born in Waynesboro, MS on May 3, 1930 to Cola Browning and John Vann Covington. Delma married Mary Lynn Beard 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).

Delma worked for the City of Jackson and later retired as the Director of Care and Maintenance. He was also a faithful member of Broadmoor Baptist Church.

Delma is survived by his wife, 3 sons, 2 daughters, 17 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, John Vann Covington Jr.; and sister, Margaret Covington Broom.

Visitation for Delma will be held Friday, August 3, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Madison, MS, with funeral services beginning at 1:00 pm.

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

  • FAMILY

  • Mary Lynn Beard Covington, Wife
  • 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
  • Mr. Covington also leaves 17 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews to cherish his 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
  • DONATIONS

  • Baptist Children's Village

Services

  • Visitation Friday, August 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 3, 2018
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