Willie Morris Covan

June 24, 2019

Mr. Willie Morris Covan, age 84, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, in Milton, Florida.

Mr. Covan was a native and lifelong resident of Byrneville, FL. He liked playing his harmonica, liked to travel, loved old country music, outdoors, and liked old western movies, traveling to the Smokey Mountains; afternoon walks, moon pies, honey buns, oatmeal cookies and RC cola’s. He was a member of the Byrneville Methodist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Alva Covan; two sons, Ronnie Hayes and Randy Covan; three sisters, Deloris Shiverly, Virgie Mae Kenney and Annie Ruth Necase and one brother, Theodore Sherman Covan.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Velma Aline Covan of Milton, FL; one son, Radford (Tina) Covan of Pace, FL; one daughter, Recindia (Buck) McCormick of Milton, FL; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. David Rowan officiating.

Burial was at the Byrneville Methodist Cemetery.

Pallbearers were DL Covan, Matthew Covan, Ashton Covan, Ben Covan, William Covan and Mich Franklin.

Honorary pallbearer was be Buck McCormick.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of all arrangements.


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