COVINGTON, Mr. Mark-age 24, of Flint, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Funeral services will be held 11:00am Friday, March 8, 2019 with a 10:30am family hour at House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church, 1851 W. Carpenter Rd., Flint, MI 48505. Pastor Chavez Marshall officiating. Elder Kenneth Stewart, Host Pastor. Calling hours are 1:00pm-6:00pm Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Sheldon T. Banks Funeral Chapel, 3021 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, MI 48507. The final resting place for Mr. Covington will be Lovedale Cemetery, Flint, MI.
Mr. Mark Delacy Monta Covington, Jr. was born May 6, 1994 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Mark Covington, Sr. and Shawanna Henderson. Mark received his GED on line and worked construction. He had a special love for cars while he also had a love for shopping and was a collector of shoes. Mark enjoyed listening to music, playing baseball, basketball and video games, but most of all he loved spending time with his family. He was full of life and adored his children. His presence touched many lives and he will be truly missed.
Mr. Mark Covington, Jr. leaves to cherish his memory: children, Mark Covington III, Jahod Williams and Jer’Sey Covington; father, Mark Covington, Sr.; mother, Shawanna Henderson; 5 brothers, Tyrone Savage, Marius Covington, Cody Henderson, Kylan Henderson and Keair Edmonds all of Flint; grandparents, John and Doris Henderson of TX, Florinda and Jack Bell, Annette Gray, and Wanda Henderson-Jones all of Flint; 9 uncles, Rahsheem Covington of DC, Nakia (Cimerrly) Darrough of TX, D’Angelo Henderson, Markesse Henderson, Johnny Henderson all of Flint, John (Charlana) Henderson of CA, Kenneth Carter, Jamar (Trisha) Palmer both of Detroit, and Faheem (Ava) Lea of New Jersey; 6 aunts, Jacquetta Stephen, Johnise Darrough, Roshandra Arrington, Essence Miller all of Flint, Johnesha Henderson of Holland, MI, and Christina Lea of New Jersey; 7 great uncles; 10 great aunts; a host of cousins, including special cousin, Jasmine Stephen; many friends including special friends, Keosha Toins, Tiviya Engram, Dominique McGill and Chyna Kemp of Flint, and Aaron Couty of Arizona.
Mr. Mark Covington, Jr. was preceded in death by: grandmother, Bertha Covington; great-grandmothers, Earsie Begay, Cynthia Henderson; great-great grandmothers, Macy Taylor, Gladys Hudlin; grandfather, Saul Lea; great-grandfather, John Henderson, Sr.; uncle, Charles Covington; and aunt, Anita Warren.
The family would like to express special thanks to: Hurley Medical Center, Pastor Stewart and House of Prayer Church family, Vanessa Renfro, Khadijah Briggs, and Sheldon T. Banks Funeral Chapel.