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Deloras V (Walker) Covault

July 15, 1922 ~ December 6, 2021 (age 99)


Deloras V.  (Walker) Covault, age 99, of Fletcher, OH passed away on Monday, December 06, 2021, at 12:35 a.m. in Grandview Hospital, Dayton, OH.

Born on July 15, 1922 in Darke County, Ohio, Deloras was one of ten children of Clifford Warren and Lillie (Grise) Walker.  She married James Robert Covault on August 31, 1940 and he preceded her in death on April 26, 1977.

Mrs. Covault is survived by a daughter, Sondra (Doug) Christian of Troy, two granddaughters, Kelli (Michael) Day of Dallas, GA and Beth (Donald) Groff of Dayton, OH.  She was a loving great grandmother to Makenzie (Kyle) Spayde of Carrollton, GA, Ginnabeth Day and Easton Day of Dallas, GA, Madeline Groff of Dayton, OH and great great grandchildren Wyatt and Rhys Spayde.  She is survived by a sister-in-law, Emma Mae (Richard) Pearson of Troy, and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her four brothers, Raymond, Millard, Earl and Harold and five sisters, Margaret Shwerking, Ruth Kulp, Mae Konz, Toiley Miller and Louise Cromes.

Mrs. Covault was a 1940 graduate of Brown Township High School. She worked as a cook for the Miami East School District for over 30 years.  She was a member of the Fletcher United Methodist Church where she served on many committees and the Troy Chapter #256, Order of Eastern Star.  She especially enjoyed trips to Tennessee at Christmas with her family, playing games and cards.  She was an avid baker and enjoyed spending time in her garden tending to her vegetables and flowers.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. in the Fletcher United Methodist Church with Reverend Tina Fox presiding, Burial will follow in Fletcher Cemetery.  There will be an evening of visitation on Friday, December 10, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Fletcher United Methodist Church. Eastern Star services will be held at 7:00 p.m. following visitation.

Donations may be made to the Fletcher United Methodist Church, 205 S. Walnut St., Fletcher, Ohio 45326.

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December 10, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fletcher United Methodist Church (S. Walnut Street, Ohio)

Funeral Service
December 11, 2021

10:30 AM
Fletcher United Methodist Church (S. Walnut Street, Ohio)


Fletcher United Methodist Church
205 Walnut Street, Fletcher OH 45326

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