Jessie F. "Nonnie" Covey, 87, passed away Nov. 3, 2013, in Rawlins, WY. Memorial services will be held on Wed. Nov. 6, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at the Wamsutter Baptist Church. Allen Shelton will officiate. Nonnie was born Mar. 25, 1926, in Nettleton, AR to parents Pearl (Hudson) and D.H. Fielder. She was married to Lloyd "Red" Covey in Reno, NV on Apr. 14, 1944. She worked for many years at the Senior Center in Fairfield, CA, where she took great pride in caring for others. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, cooking for large family gatherings and loving and looking after her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lloyd "Red" Covey; a brother, J.B. Asher; two sisters, Rose Knotts and Pauline Spencer; a great-grandson, Daniel Todd; and a great-great-grandson, Vincent L. Jimenez. Survivors include two daughters, Peggy (John) Roope and Bonnie (Larry Sanford) Burns; seven grandchildren: Gene (Ronette) McDowell, Jesstine McDowell, Lance (Makayla) Burns, Bobby McDowell, Brandy (Rick) Navarro, John (Robin) Roope and Pam (Luke) Roope; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 4:00pm