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James Covey

James Edward Covey

Thursday May 27, 1948 - Monday July 20, 2020
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James Edward Covey, 72, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020, at St. Bernard’s Medical Center, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. James was born on May 27, 1948, in Johnson City, Tennessee, to James and Ruth Yates Covey.

James was a loving father, brother, son, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, cousin, neighbor, and friend. He was a member of the Shannon Baptist Church, in Pocahontas.

James is preceded in death by his parents; James and Ruth Yates Covey; and brothers, Randy Covey and David Covey.

James is survived by three sons, Albert Covey, of Rockford, Illinois, Donnie (Brook) Davidson, of Hoxie, and Michael (Kim) Davidson, of Shannon; two daughters, Stephanie (Josh) Holmes, of Washington, and Carla Jo (Michael) Davis, of Engelberg; siblings, Jim (Leah) Covey, of Illinois, Becky (Shannon) Morten, of Tennessee, Tammy (Billy) Newton, of Illinois, Debbie (Rusty) Kerley, of Illinois, and Lisa (David) Scalf, of Tennessee; grandchildren, Jessica (Chris) Burgess, of Pocahontas, David Edward Green, of Pocahontas, Payhton Davidson, of Piggott, Michael Vanderber, of Shannon, and Brooklynn Davidson, of Lake City; great grandchildren, Amara Latta and Paisley Burgess; mother-in-law, Josie Robins; father-in-law, Carl Robins; stepmother, Lillian Covey; and best friend, Melinda Covey.

All services for James Covey will be held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. James’ funeral service will immediately follow, beginning at 7:00 pm; Billy Newton, officiating. Cremation has been chosen as the method of final disposition and the cremation process will be initiated at the conclusion of all services.

COVID-19 restrictions are in effect. Those attending must follow the directives issued by the Governor of Arkansas that include, but are not limited to, the following: wearing a face covering, signing the contact registry, and maintaining social distancing at all times.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday July 20, 2020 | 7:00pm
    When
    Monday July 20, 2020 7:00pm
    Location
    Fears Family Funeral Home
    Address
    2803 Hwy 67 S.
    POCAHONTAS, AR 72455
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    Notes
    COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS (ISSUED BY THE GOVERNOR) ARE IN EFFECT. Cremation has been chosen as the method of final disposition and will be initiated at the conclusion of all services.
    Officiant
    Rusty Kerley
  • Visitation

    Thursday July 23, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday July 23, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Fears Family Funeral Home
    Address
    2803 Hwy 67 S.
    POCAHONTAS, AR 72455
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS (ISSUED BY THE GOVERNOR) ARE IN EFFECT

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You will be missed by everyone who knew you. You were sweet, funny and always loved. Rest In Peace my dear cousin.
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