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Martin Carnelous Covington

Martin Carnelous Covington, 77, of Vilonia, died February 8, 2014 at the V.A. Hospital in Little Rock.
He was born October 19, 1936 in Pangburn to the late William Martin and Minnie Inez Bedwell Covington.
Mr. Covington served in the U.S. Army from 1955-1966; worked as a carpenter, mechanic, and farmer for several years before retiring from the V.A. in 1995.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, William Readis "Pete" Covington.
He is survived by his loving companion, Nellie Lemmonds of Searcy; sons, Ronald Dale Covington of Vilonia and Martin Wayne Covington of Nevada; daughter, Donna Kea and husband Jerry of Lone Oak, Texas; brother, A.Z. Covington and wife Levina of Searcy; sister, Minnie Lee Plumber of Searcy; eight grandchildren, Jason Tindall, Sarenadee Box, Courtney Kea, Christopher Martin Covington, Ronald Dale Covington Jr., Shawnell Covington, Patrick Covington, and Cassandra Pauley; and two great grandchildren, Zoe and Liam; as well as many other extended family and friends.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, February 11 at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home Chapel with burial following at Foster's Chapel Cemetery.

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family through this time of sorrow, he will be greatly missed.

Posted by Harold & Jeanie - Lonoke, AR - Friends   February 11, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was a very sweet and friendly man. We enjoyed meeting Martin and Nellie at the dances. He will be missed.

Posted by Shelby & Teresa - Searcy - Friends   February 11, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

So sorry to see in the Citizen of Martins death, my sympathy to all the family.
love you all

Posted by Lyn Hogan - Lexington, NC - Cousin   February 10, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

No words can remove the pain but I want you to know that I will pray for you and your family.

Posted by Kim Thompson - Friend   February 10, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM