Newman, Mildred Orita

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Mildred Orita “Rita” Newman, age 88 of Pulaski passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the Pulaski Health Care Center. Born November 8, 1928 in Pulaski she was the daughter of the late William Leb Covey & Nora Lee Songer Covey.

Her husband, Claude Ellis Newman, daughter, Kathy Hope Newman, sisters, Joyce Ann Covey Chinault, Ruby Aileen Covey Hurst and brothers, Marion Eugene Covey, George Walter Covey, Wibur Lee “Bill” Covey and William Leb Covey, Jr. also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her

Brothers & Sister-in-law Arnold Douglas & Damie Covey – Greensboro, NC

Many nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM-Sunday, January 1, 2016 at the Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski with Rev. Earnest Chinault officiating.

Interment will follow at the Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski. The family will receive friends one hour before service time at the Funeral Home.

To sign the online guestbook, please visit Bower Funeral Homes-Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.