J. D. Covington

Oconee Enterprise
Friday, June 3, 1927
Page One

Mr. J.D Covington, of Bishop, Passes Away

Mr. J.D. Covington died at his home in Bishop Monday afternoon at 6 o'clock. Mr. Covington had been sick for a short time. He was 73 years old and has lived at Bishop for a number of years, and had many friends and was respected by all.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lizzie Covington; three sons, Lee Covington of Jackson county; Dan and Jeff Covington of North Carolina, and four daughters, Mrs. Nora Palmer, Mrs. Lizzie Whitlock, of Jackson county; Mrs. Birdie Harley of North Carolina and Miss Lula Covington of Bishop.

He was a member of the Methodist church where he was a faithful and active member for many years.

Funeral and interment took place at Bishop Tuesday afternoon.