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Lula (Jackson) Covington

September 26, 1934 ~ December 20, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Lula Covington Obituary

Mrs. Lula J. Covington, 89, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at White Oak Manor in York, SC.

The graveside service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 23 at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 5780 Allison Creek Road, York, SC with Rev. Sam McGregor officiating. The family will receive friends at Mrs. Covington’s home.

Lula was born September 26, 1934, in York County, South Carolina, to the late Thomas Bigger Jackson, Sr. and Nellie Bailey Jackson. She was a lifetime member of both Allison Creek Presbyterian Church and Presbyterian Women of The Church. Lula also was a longtime employee of Rock Hill National Bank, a member of the Newport Volunteer Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary and a member of the Eastern Star of York.

Lula is survived by her daughters, Debbie Mitchell (Eddie), Teresa Stricker (Robert), and Mary Miskelly (Buck); her grandchildren: Robin, Katie, Kelly, Jesse, Dawn, Whit, and Taylor; and her great-grandchildren: Michael, Hailey, Dixie, Gerin, Creighton, Creed, Emily, Merritt, Kaden, Murphy, Luke, and Hayes. She is also survived by her siblings: Helen Covington, Nina Lynn, Sandra Parker, Sarah Black, Patsy Conrad, Buster Jackson, Joe Jackson, Ed Jackson, and Miles Jackson; her sister-in-law, Ellen Chio (Floyd); her special friend, Mary Fewell, along with numerous nieces and nephews, extended family, and many friends.

In addition to her parents, Lula was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Henry Covington, Jr. and her siblings: Bill Jackson, Margaret Robinson, Foster Jackson, Mary Ann Chambers, Nellie Parker, Sam Jackson, and Andy Jackson.

In memory of Lula, memorials may be made to the Allison Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery Association, C/O Tommy Cook, 3026 Baird Rd., Clover, SC 29710, or Newport Volunteer Fire Dept., PO Bx 4855, Rock Hill, SC 29731

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Graveside Service
December 23, 2023

11:00 AM
Allison Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Allison Creek Road, SC


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