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Eula Faye (Bethea) Carr-Covington

April 15, 1947 ~ April 7, 2019 (age 71)


Eula Faye Bethea Carr-Covington, age 71 of 6636 Running Fox Rd. Hope Mills, NC passed Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Hock Family Pavillion, Durham, NC.

Eula Faye Carr-Covington was born on April 15th 1947 in Coats North Carolina to the late Lawrence V. Bethea and Laura Bethea. She was the middle child of seven.  Eula began her eternal life on April 7, 2019. Eula attended school in Harnett County where she graduated from Johnsonville high school in 1965.

After high school Eula moved to New Jersey where she truly became a “Jane" of all trades.  She was a chef, a cosmetologist, a nurse, and even tried her hand at telecommunications.   In the late 80's she returned to North Carolina where she remained until her death.

Eula Faye was preceded in death by her daughter, Joanna and her brother, Cecil.

Eula leaves to cherish for loving memories her husband, John Covington of Sanford, NC; three sons, Lawrence Edwin and Carlton Adair II of Hope Mills, North Carolina; Charlie Carr Junior of Patterson Louisiana and Harem Wilson Smallwood the 3rd of Midland Texas; one daughter: Nicole Barrett- Brooks of Baltimore, Maryland; three stepchildren: Pam, Lenora, and Ellis; twenty grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; her older brothers, Charles Bethea (Francis) and Carson Bethea; younger brothers, Calvin Bethea and Carlton Bethea; younger sister, Edith Edmonds (John); two aunts: Jessie Rogers and Eula Jefferson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Arrangements By: Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford

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Funeral Service
April 13, 2019

11:00 AM
Body of Christ Church
6081 Lemon Springs Road
Sanford, NC 27332

Interment following funeral service
April 13, 2019

Chapel Hill AME Zion Church
167 Womack Rd.
Broadway, NC 27505

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