Miriam L. Covington, 91, of Quitman, MS, passed away on September 7, 2018, at Rush Hospital. She was born on January 19, 1927, to Tom and Georgia Sullivan in McComb, MS.
Miriam is survived by her husband, Roper Covington; daughter, Carolyn (Bobby) Hicks; two sons, Tom (Kaye) Covington, Frank (Bonnie) Covington; four grandchildren, Robert (Ashley) Hicks, Jason (Brittany) Hicks, Shawn Covington, Sarah (Amos) Crew; three great-grandchildren, Adyson Hicks, Maley Hicks, Kaden Hicks; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Coulter. She was preceded in death by her parents and a great grandchild, Joshua Hicks.
Visitation was held Monday, September 10, 10:00 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman. Funeral services were held on Monday, September 10, 11:00 a.m. at the Wright's Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Brad Bakane officiating. Burial took place in the Old Covington Cemetery.