Mary's Story

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Mary Lou Covert went home to be with Jesus on Dec. 29, 2017, at the age of 84 in Ada.
Mary was born Jan. 23, 1933, in Vanoss to her parents, Ples and Louisa Stidham Richardson.
Mary lived most of her life in the Ada area but resided in Oklahoma City for 20 years. She and Delmos Covert were married April 24, 1950 in Hanford, California.
Mary loved her Lord, her Savior, and wasn't afraid to share her faith. Mary was devoted to her family and enjoyed watching sports, traveling, crafting and family signings.
She is survived by her two daughters, Debra (Calvin) Nolen of Ada and Karen (Paul) Thomas of Weatherford, Texas; four grandchildren, Justin Nolen, Kelli Statton, Penni Brady and Sarah Williams; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of other longtime friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, parents, four brothers and seven sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Robert Birdwell officiating. Internment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.phillipsfuneralservice.com.
Published on January 2, 2018
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