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James H. Covington

November 20, 1937 — January 23, 2014

James H. Covington

James H. Covington, 76, of Buena Vista, GA, died Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Gentiva Hospice in Columbus, GA.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2014, at 2:00PM at Union United Methodist Church Cemetery with Reverend David Chapman officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Mr. Covington was born November 20, 1937, in Marion County, GA, to James Wilburn and Mattie Willie Welch Covington. He was a member at Union United Methodist Church. He had been employed as the plant manager at C&W Cabinet Company and later at Oakcrest Lumber. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Covington; a son, James Kenneth and Angela Covington; a daughter, Carol Ann Elliott; a brother, Joseph Weston and Kay Covington; a sister, Josephine and Ferrell Cook, all of Buena Vista, GA. Three grandchildren, Christopher James and Nina Covington, Victoria Gail Covington, and Caitlyn Elliott also survive.

Watson-Tante Funeral Home of Buena Vista, Georgia, is in charge of these arrangements.


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Past Services


Saturday, January 25, 2014

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Way-Watson Funeral Home- Buena Vista

Buena Vista, WI

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Funeral Service

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Union United Methodist Church Cemetery

Intersection of Hwy 30 & Hwy 41 S., Buena Vista, GA

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