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Lillian Covington



11:00 a.m. - 12 noon on August 27, 2011
Green Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Nolensville, TN

12 noon on August 27, 2011
Green Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Nolensville, TN

on August 27, 2011
Jones Hill Cemetery, Kirkland, TN

Lillian Covington was born 94 years ago in College Grove, TN to the late Isaac Floyd and Pearl Yeargins Floyd. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tom A. Covington; her son, Charlie B. Covington; her daughter, Pearly Mae Claybrooks and her granddaughter, Deborah Russell.

She departed this life on August 20, 2011 after a lengthy illness at Trevecca Nursing Home in Nashville Tennessee. She accepted Christ in 2008 under the leadership of Pastor Barton Harris of Westwood Baptist Church in Nashville, TN.

She is survived by her sister, Geneva Thompson; devoted nephew, Clifton E. Duncan; her grandchildren, Rita, Louvonne (Greg), Veronica, Mattie Mae (Al), Henrietta, Rebecca, Robbie, Thomas, Jr. (Gladys), Mike (Wanda), Teresa (Ricky), Marilyn and Thaddeus; uncle, Anderson Yeargins; sister-in-law, Savannah Floyd; 32 great grandchildren; 34 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

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