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Arthur M. “Pappy” Covington

Alvord, Wise County, Texas, USA
Death 28 May 1976 (aged 75)
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 62712832 · View Source
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Obituary from the Shreveport Times newspaper, May 30, 1976, Sunday, p. 10-A:

Funeral services for A. M. "Pappy" Covington, 75, of 251 E. Lister St., will be at 1 p.m. today in the Marshall Street Chapel of Rose-Neath Funeral Home with the Rev. R. W. Gordon, pastor of Caddo Heights Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery.

Mr. Covington, a native of Alvord, Tex., had lived in Shreveport 36 years and was associated with the Louisiana Hayride, KWKH Radio and the Artist Bureau. He died Friday in his residence after a lengthy illness.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Edna B. Covington of Shreveport; one son, Kenneth C. Covington of Henrietta, Tex.; two daughters, Mrs. Patricia C. Riche of Shreveport and Mrs. Doris M. Anderson of Wichita Falls, Tex.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Wilson, Jimmy Fisher, Herchial Wright, Leroy McWhiny, Art McGraw and Murrell Stansell.




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 62712832
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur M. “Pappy” Covington (22 Dec 1900–28 May 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62712832, citing Forest Park East Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Shawn Bohannon (contributor 47062096) .