Blanche Covington (1910 - 2014)

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Blanche R. Covington


Blanche Robinson Covington, 103, of 400 Connecticut Avenue, widow of James D. Covington, died July 8, 2014 at McCall Hospice House.

A native of Slidell, Louisiana, daughter of the late William W. and Florence Gibson Robinson, she was a retired employee of J.P. Stevens and a member of Concord United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Dolores and Fred Tucker of Greer; three sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald M. and Karen Covington of Mauldin, Ronnie and Ann Covington of Tampa, Florida, and Charles Covington of Olar; sixteen grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren, twenty-one great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Covington was predeceased by one son, James Ray Covington, a brother, Clarence Robinson and a sister, Pearl Jones.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m. Thursday at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Rev. Roger Greene. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to McCall Hospice House, 1836 W. Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680.

The family would like to thank the staff at McCall Hospice House for their loving care and compassion.

Online condolences may be made at

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The Wood Mortuary, Inc.
300 West Poinsett Street
Greer, SC 29650
(864) 877-3351
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Published in The Greenville News on July 9, 2014
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