On December 7, 2015, Jerry Covington of Goldthwaite, Texas passed away in Brownwood, TX, at age 83. He was born on April 16, 1932 in Pleasant Grove Community in Mills County, TX, to Walter Covington and Lennie Warren Covington. Jerry married Anna Merle Epperson on May 5, 1950, in Center City, TX. He was a Baptist. Jerry worked for Central Texas Telephone Cooperative as a Telephone Lineman Supervisor. He loved horses, rodeos and spent many happy hours attending rodeos. Jerry is survived by his children, Mike Covington and wife Elaine; Richard Covington; Debra Ward and husband David; Jennifer Thompson and husband Terry, all of Goldthwaite, TX, and Cheryl Kohns and husband Butch, of San Angelo, TX; his brother, Earl Covington and wife Barbara of Goldthwaite, TX; and sister, June Ward and husband Red, of Hereford, TX. He is also survived by ten grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.