Mildred Noble Covington

Published 6:00 am Thursday, March 3, 2005

Graveside services for Mildred Noble Covington, of Brookhaven,are 4 p.m. today, March 3 at Rosehill Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 2-3:30 p.m. at Harrigill FuneralHome.

Mrs. Covington, 91, died March 1, 2005, at Silver Cross NursingHome. She was born in Franklin County on March 25, 1913, to RufusWatson Noble and Josie Oliver Noble.

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She was a retired beautician and owner of Haven Beauty Nook forover 60 years. She was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church. Sheis a former member of the Daughters of the American Revolution andthe Pilot Club.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Cyrus”Hugh” Covington; two brothers, Garland W. Noble and Rufus NobleJr.; and six sisters, Josie Mae Dillard, Mary Sylvester, MerleNoble, Ruth Collinson, Anell Noble, and Nita Verne Smith.

Survivors are her sisters, Claudia L. Kenney and Jeanette N.Haag, both of Brookhaven; and a host of nieces and nephews whocalled her “Great Mildred.”