Ralph Covington Sr.   

Published 6:47 pm Thursday, January 24, 2019

Funeral services for Ralph Covington Sr., of Wesson, are Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Riverwood Family in Brookhaven with burial at New Sight Cemetery.

Visitation will be today, Jan. 25, 2019, from 5 until 8 p.m. at Riverwood and will continue Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Mr. Covington, 84, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at Merit Health Central. He was born June 11, 1934, to Wiley and Winnie Covington. He was an oilfield worker until his retirement. He was an avid sports fan and he also enjoyed the outdoors, running his dogs and turkey hunting. He was a member of Heucks Retreat Baptist Church.

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He is preceded in death by his wives, Mattie Merle Thompson Covington and Frances Jewel Cowart Covington; parents; brother, Grady Covington; and sister, Elaine Holland.

Survivors are his sons, Ralph Covington Jr. (Mary), Bobby Glen (Kelly); daughters, Barbara Moak (Joel), Mary Sue Devorss (John), Patsy Nations (Wade); sister, Geneva Moak (Delos); 11 grandchildren, Jaime (Todd), Colt, Chase, Lee, Olivia (Ryan), Dara, Jedd (Heather), Kaitlin (Justen), Amber,

Charles and Sarah; church family at Heucks Retreat; and also his friends at Rebel Testers.