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Georgia Ann Covar "Joy" Sivils

Georgia Ann Sivils
Richmond - Sivils, Georgia Ann Covar "Joy," 80, of Richmond, Virginia, died Sunday, January 6, 2013. She was a native of Danville, and daughter of the late Henry and Dessie Covar. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Beale Sivils Jr.; and sister, Mary Covar Turner. She is survived by two daughters, Kimberly S. Lebar and husband, Robert, of Richmond, and Shauna S. Edwards and husband, David, of Raleigh, North Carolina; grandchildren, Robert Jr., Edward and Madeline Lebar, and Jackson, Savannah and Campbell Edwards; and niece, Beverly Sue Turner. Joy was a devoted wife of more than 50 years. She traveled the world with Howard, first as an Air Force wife who made a new home in 12 cities over 25 years. Throughout all those years and moves, she maintained a deep and abiding love for her childhood friends and classmates at Schoolfield High School. Joy was a loving mother and grandmother, a wonderful cook and a world-class shopper. She will be much missed by family and friends, but she is in a far better place with Howard. A private family gathering to celebrate her life will be planned for the near future.


Published in The Virginian Pilot on Jan. 10, 2013
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