Meridian Star

Obituaries

March 7, 2013

Ann Brett Covert

COPPELL, Texas —     Ann Brett Covert, 74, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in her Coppell, Texas home. She was born on Feb. 11, 1939, to Leon and Ann Brett in Meridian, Miss. She married Fred Thomas Covert Sr. in 1957. They lived in Mississippi and Florida before moving to Dallas in 1964.

    Ann attended high school in Meridian, Miss., where she played clarinet and was a majorette in the Meridian High School Wildcat Band. She later married and dedicated her life to the roles of wife, mother, grandmother and friend. While living in Texas, Ann also worked as the business manager for the Southwest Organ Bank for nearly a decade, before her retirement in 1986. Ann dearly loved her pets, and was a skilled seamstress and cook. She equally enjoyed intellectual pursuits such as playing Scrabble and was an avid reader. She traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia; London, England; Hawaii and Cancun, Mexico with her family. She was a long time resident of Coppell before her passing.

    Survivors include her devoted husband of 56 years, Fred T. Covert Sr.; one son, Fred T. Covert Jr. of Dallas; three daughters: Lee Anne Smith and husband Jerry of Colorado Springs, Colo., Michelle Naul and husband Alan of Coppell, and Kim Sabel and husband Ira of Lewisville; and, four grandchildren: Brett Naul, Lauren Smith, Emily Naul, and Austin Sabel.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Ann Brett; and, siblings: Janet and Joe Brett, both of Meridian, Miss.

    Services will be held Friday, at 3 p.m., at Rolling Oaks Memorial Center, in the Restland Coppell Chapel, 400 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell. Burial will be in Rolling Oaks Memorial Center with Restland Coppell Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    The family will receive friends for visitation today, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the funeral home.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Biz Marquee
New Today
Poll

Do you think the city of Meridian should have tried harder to find funding to repair the dam at Long Creek Reservoir before deciding to drain the lake?

Yes
No
     View Results
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Obama Voices Concern About Casualties in Mideast Diplomacy Intensifies Amid Mounting Gaza Toll AP Exclusive: American Beaten in Israel Speaks Obama Protects Gay, Transgender Workers Raw: Gaza Rescuers Search Rubble for Survivors Raw: International Team Inspects MH17 Bodies Raw: 25 Family Members Killed in Gaza Airstrike US Teen Beaten in Mideast Talks About Ordeal 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide