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Alford B. Covington
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1907
Death: Mar. 28, 1971
Lamar County
Texas, USA

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Tombstone is inscribed, 'Alford B. Covington. *Barba Joy Covington McCarty, February 13, 2000, Paris, TX: Alford Burley Covington died on March 28, 1971. He was born 21 Jan 1907 in Roxton, Lamar Co., TX, and was the son of King David (Dave) Covington, (born 1 Jan 1881 Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Texas and died 15 Jul 1958 in DeQueen, Sevier Co., Arkansas and buried in Red Oak Cemetery there) and Fannie Mae Owens (Pressley she had been married before), (born in Arkansas on 18 Nov 1878 and died in Lamar Co., Texas on 18 Feb 1922. Fannie Mae is buried in Rockford Cemetery in Lamar Co., Texas.) ^ ^Alford married on March 31, 1928 to Charlisey Ann Burkett in Lamar co., TX. Their children were: ^ ^1. Ransey Jeferson Hughes born 2 Jan 1928 who married Christine Phipps in Cunningham, Lamar Co., Texas. Ransey died in Dallas, Texas on 15 Dec 1992. ^ ^2. T. J. Covington who married Dotty Scott in Lamar County, Texas in 1947 and Gala ? in 1964 in Denver, Colorado. ^ ^3. Marjorie Covington who married Ira Wilson on 12 Jan 1948 in Lamar County., Texas, and others later. The others were: Lester Eugene Richardson whom she married twice, John James Williams in Sulphur Springs, Texas, Doc Epperly in Texas, and Frank Mooney in 1965 in Texas. ^ ^4. Mamie O'Dell Covington who married Ira Melvin Sugg 11 Nov 1948 in Lamar County, Texas and Coy Alton Gay in Amarillo. Texas in 1970's . ^ ^5. Betty Ruth Covington who married Loyd O'Neil Cole in Lamar Co., Texas on 28 Aug 1954. ^ ^6. Barba Joy Covington who married James Thomas McCarty on 30 Jul 1965 in Lamar Co., Texas. ^ ^7. Beverly Ann Covington who married John Thomas Newell in Fannin County, Texas in 1967. Beverly and John married again in February 1969. Beverly also married John Whitworth in Fannin County, Texas in 1975, Stanley Hall in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas and James Lewis in Fannin County, Texas and Guerillmo Nuncio in Fannin County, Texas during Oct. 1999. ^ ^ ^Siblings of Alford Burley Covington: ^ ^1. Martha Lou Vada Bell Covington, who married J. Q. Davis on 01/11/1925 in Lamar Ounty, Texas and Ira Rounds later in Arkansas. ^ ^2. John Riley Covington, who married Evalee Brown in Texas. ^ ^3. Nanny Lillie Covington, married Winfred Woffard on 12/08/1924 in Lamar County, Texas and later W. D. Eason in Texas. ^ ^4. Walter Thurmon Covington, born 02/14/1912 in Harmon, Lamar Texas. ^ ^5. Elmer Clyde Coington, who married Myrtle Sams on 10/03/1930. ^ ^6. George Washington Covington born 12/24/1913 in Lamar Co., Texas and married Marie in Arkansas. ^ ^7. a baby boy that died at birth. ^ ^The father of King David (Dave) Covington was George Washington Covington who died in Lamar Co., Texas 03/16/1926. King David's mother was Mary Elizabeth Kennedy born in Arkansas. Mary Elizabeth Kennedy's father was Bill Kennedy birthplace unknown. Mary Elizabeth Kennedy Covington died in Tigertown, Lamar Co., TX on 01/24/1930. ^ ^Mary Elizabeth Kennedy's mother was Martha Ann Hill born in Tennessee. Bill Kennedy birthplace unknown died during the Civil War. ^ ^Martha Ann Hill had a sister Maggie Hill Wilmon also born in Tennessee. The name of Martha Ann Hill's busband, the father to Mary Elizabeth Kennedy Covington is not known or documented yet. ^ ^Siblings of King David Covington were: ^1. Sam Houston Covington, married Hattie Young 09/19/1916 in Lamar County, Texas. Sam Houston died of infuenza at Camp Travis, Texas during WW1; Martha who married George Reed 11/17/1905; ^ ^2. Henry Covington born on 08/15/1881 and who married Ruth Townsley and Henry was shot and killed by Forest Hypock on 07/09/1926; ^ ^3. Riley Covington ^ ^4. Maggie Covington who married Charley Owens on 04/07/1903 and later T.M. Cagle on 08/01/1909 in Lamar Co., Texas; ^ ^5. Georgie Ann Owens Covington, ever married) and died at the age of 19 in Lamar County, Texas; ^ ^6. Willie Etta Covington Rachel who married Henry Bennett 05/18/1898 in Lamar County, Texas; and ^ ^7. Emmett Dodd Covington who died as a small child. ^ ^ ^Marriages for King David Covington were: 1. Fannie Mae Owens on 03/31/1903; 2. Annie Sheppard 08/28/1927 in Lamar Co., Texas, and 3. Pearl Steward later in Lamar County, Texas. ^ ^Marriages of George Washington Covinton were: 1. Mary Elizabeth Kennedy (Tidwell, married name) on 03/13/1879 in Fannin Co., Texas; 2. and R. . Long in Fannin Co, Texas on 08/09/1896. Photo

Union Cemetery
Taylor Town
Lamar County
Texas, USA
Created by: Earl Johnson
Record added: May 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37292000
Alford B. Covington
Added by: Earl Johnson
Alford B. Covington
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