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COVINGTON, Hewitt Hays Mr. Hewitt Hays Covington, age 89, of Atlanta, passed away November 14, 2017, after a brief illness. He was born in Nashville, TN the son of William and Virginia (Hays) Covington. Hewitt was a loving, devoted husband to Jeanne (Pennie) Covington, who predeceased him, and a generous, provident father to Matthew and Read Covington. He is also predeceased by a sister, Virginia Belle Stewart; brother, William Covington and a son, Hewitt H. Covington, Jr. Hewitt served in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War. For many years, Hewitt was associated with the Alston Bird Law Firm in Atlanta. Hewitt was a graduate of the University of Virginia, and the School of Law at the University of Virginia. In recent years, Hewitt lived at the Canturbury Court retirement facility in Atlanta. He is survived by his sons, a sister, Ann Byars of Kansas City and a brother, Everett Covington of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Memorial services will be held Monday at 11 AM in the Kellett Chapel of Peachtree Presbyterian, 3434 Roswell Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305. Rev. Vicki Harrington Franch will officiate. Online condolences may be made at Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery, 2000 Cobb Parkway SE, Marietta, GA 30060. 770-432-0771.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2017
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