Katherine Louise Morgan Covington, 93, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Richmond Pines Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in Richmond County on April 21, 1920.She was the daughter of Fred and Mallie Spence Morgan.
She was a member of First Baptist Church and had been employed with Singer Sewing Machines and J.C. Penny Company.
She is preceded in death by her husband James E. Covington.
Surviving are her children, Barbara Homesley (Harold) of Saint Simon Island, Ga. and Michael Covington (Sharon) of Rockingham; grandchildren, Tracy Hamilton (Tim), Michael Covington Jr., Kelli Osborne (Lowell) and Cheston Covington; great-grandchildren, Lucas Hamilton, Lauren Hamilton, Dillon Covington, Megan Covington, Dustin Osborne and Tianna Osborne; and sisters, Betty Sue Lattimer of Richmond, Va. and Kay Moss of Rockingham.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Eastside Cemetery officiated by Rev. Bryan Blackwell.
The family will greet friends following the service and at other times at the Covington Home, 121 Willow Road, Rockingham.
Memorials may be made to Richmond County/Anson County Hospice, 1119 U.S. Highway 1 North, Rockingham, NC 28379.
Carter Funeral Home of Rockingham is assisting the Covington Family.
Condolences may be made online at www.carterfuneral.net.
Richmond County Daily Journal
Thursday, October 31, 2013