Born December 6, 1937, left this Earth on December 25, 2021.

Carole was born in Eureka. Her parents were Walter V. Head and Lynne A. Stevens Head. She attended Eureka High School and was a member of the class of 1957.

She married Arthur Covington on April 15, 1956. She spent the next 65-plus years being a housewife and raising two sons. She loved tending to her flowers, both in containers and in the ground. When not busy, she always liked vising with her neighborhood friends.

She loved the camping trips in the Bear River Valley at her aunt and uncle’s ranch for many years.

She leaves behind her husband Arthur Covington and her two sons David Covington and Walter Covington (Candy). Her brother, Loren of Rocky Point, Or, and her sister, Cheryl George (Roger) of Reno, Nevada. Grandsons David, Tyson, and Garrett. Granddaughters, Ashlee, and Danielle. Great-grandchildren Chase, Parker, Henry, and Elizabeth. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services will be held at Sanders Funeral Home in Eureka and interment at Ocean View after the Service on Monday. A viewing will be at 11 a.m. and the service will be at 12:30 p.m.


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