Velma Aline Covan

Published 6:59 pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Mrs. Velma Aline Covan, 79, passed away on Tues., July 9, 2019, in Milton, Fla.

Mrs. Covan was a native of Quitman, Miss., a resident of Century, Fla. for 63 years and has resided in Milton, Fla. for the past year. She was a member of the Jay Chapter No. 208 of the Order of Eastern Star, where she served as past grand matron and was a member of the New Life Fellowship Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Coy and Velma Blackburn; husband, Willie Morris Covan; two sons, Ronnie Hayes and Randy Covan; and a sister, Margaret Levine Jones.

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She is survived by her son, Radford (Tina) Covan of Pace, Fla.; daughter, Recindia (Buck) McCormick of Milton; brother, Sherman (Pat) Glover of Byrneville, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held July 15, 2019 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Lavon Caraway officiating.

Burial followed at the Providence Cemetery in Georgiana.

Visitation was held July 14, 2019 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Matthew Covan, Ashton Covan, Brandon Covan, D.L. Covan, Ben Covan and William Covan.

Honorary pallbearer was Radford Covan.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC was in charge of all arrangements.