Thursday, January 31, 2008

Mary Helen Anderson Covington (1864-1933)

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The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 27 March 1933 (Page 3)

Funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon at three o’clock for Mrs. Clem P. Covington who died at her residence on Green street from pneumonia early on Saturday morning. The rites were largely attended and were conducted by Rev. George Wesley Jones, pastor of Mount Vernon Methodist Church. The remains were conveyed to Caswell county and interment made near the Covington chapel.

The pall bearers were: J. M. Ley, J. O. Worthen, Charlie Turner, T. B. Fulton, John Stephens, J. W. Sams, Willard Arnett and Dr. C. T. Carter.

The flower bearers were: Jeff Garrett, Daniel Gwynn, Edgar Allison, W. B. Horton, Benton, Covington, C. G. Holland, M. O. Nelson, Jack L. Neal, A. M. Turner, W. T. Harnsberger, C. B. Watson, J. L. Hodges, E. T. Glidewell, J. V. Perry, Albert Perkinson, P. H. Neal, Hamilton Vass, Rutledge Carter, A. D. Starling, E. A. Garrett, George Myers, J. D. Ley, Sam Brown, W. C. Covey, Newman Turner, Dr. W. B. Fowlkes, Dr. Burnell Jones, B. J. Wade, Dr. G. W. Johnson, H. E. Cox, Aubrey Shelton, Dr. J. J. Neal, Dr. G. H. Snead, R. E. Soyars, C. L. Davenport, P. L. Booth, Dr. Gwynn, Huston Gwynn, M. C. Yarboro.

Mary Helen Anderson (1864-1933) was the daughter of Dr. John Quenton Anderson, M.D. (1820-1893), and Minerva Isabelle Rice Anderson (1836-1903). On 23 November 1885 she married Clem P. Covington (1852-1932).


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