ELON – Ms. Lunnette Crisp Covington, 81, 501 Ball Park Avenue, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Alamance Regional Medical Center. She is the daughter of the late George Crisp and the late Thelma Oliver Torain. She is also preceded in death by her husband Bobby Covington of 46 years. Survivors include sons, Bobby Joel Covington of Wilmington, NC, Dennis Covington (Clastine) of High Point, NC, and George Covington of Elon, NC; daughters, Thelma Marie Jeffers (Eugene) of Pleasant Grove NC, and Karen Acquanetta Russell of Burlington, aunt, Nannie Pearl Oliver; sister in law, Katrina Crisp; 13 grandchildren, 16 greatgrandchildren and 2 great-great- grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. She loved to shop, and loved jewelry. She also enjoyed attending church. She loved her children and grandchildren and was also a babysitter. She was a great mother and also a great care giver to her mother. Funeral Service will be on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. at Elon First Baptist Church. Visitation will be held from 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. with the family arriving at 3 p.m. Public viewing will be held from 1-8 p.m. in the Roy Blackwell Chapel on Sunday, October 16, 2016. A wake will be held from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. in the Roy Blackwell Chapel. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. Condolences may be posted at www.blackwellfuneral.com. Services entrusted to Blackwell Funeral Home, Burlington, NC.
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