Shirley S. Covington
DENTON — Shirley S. Covington of Denton, MD, died on Januar y 14, 2017 at Caroline Nursing Home. She was 84.
Born on July 11, 1932 in Queenstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Grayson Sparks and Elizabeth Danzeglock Sparks.
She was born on a farm and graduated from Centreville High School. She dedicated her time to the loves of her life, husband Joe and son Bruce. She loved her family and always put them first. She was an adored grandmother and friend. Her hobbies included family trips, pets, and antiquing.
Shirley is survived by three granddaughters: Heather Hemmeter of Church Hill, MD; Jacy Covington Earls (Jeffrey), of Denton, MD; Lindsey Covington, of Chester, MD; and five great-grandchildren: Kayla Blann, Chloe and Ellie Cotton and Jolee and Jace Earls. In addition to her parents; and sister, Dorothy Noll; she is predeceased by her husband, Joseph Covington; and son, Bruce Covington.
A service will be held at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A. in Centreville, MD, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, with a visitation starting at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Animal Welfare League of Queen Anne’s County, 201 Clay Dr., Queenstown, MD 21658.
SHIRLEY S. COVINGTON