Lena Covey

Obituary of Lena Covey

Lena L. (Billie) Covey

October 1, 1924 – December 16, 2017

Kokomo – Lena L. (Billie) Covey, 93, of Kokomo, formerly of Bedford, died at 3:12 am on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at her residence.

Born October 1, 1924 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Lee and Beulah (Bennet) Hollars.  She married Morris D. Covey Sr. on June 15, 1957 and he proceeded her in death on July 2, 1999.  Billie was a full- time mother and grandmother.  She attended Calvary Temple Church in Kokomo, and Oolitic Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include one son, Bud Covey and wife Dee of Kokomo; two daughters, Connie Burgess of Kokomo, and Lana Smith and husband Dave of Bedford; five grandchildren, Andy Covey, Kenny Fish, Kelly Baxter, Larry Baxter, and Tonia Wolf; several great and great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter, Rosetta Baxter; one grandson, Brent Fish; four brothers, Ed, Andy, Otis, and Orville Hollars; two sisters, Margaret Flynn, and Elizabeth New; and a son-in-law, Dan Burgess.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 21st in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary officiating with Pastor Dave Cornelius and Pastor Marty Speer officiating.  Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the hour of service on Thursday, December 21st at the Day & Carter Mortuary.  The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association, American Diabetes Association, or the American Heart Association.