Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat


December 10, 2013

Amber Rae Covington

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Amber Rae Covington of Elmore City, Oklahoma was born to John S. and Cathy (Bump) Barnes on April 28, 1980 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma and passed from this life on December 3, 2013 at the age of 33 years.

Amber grew up and attended school in Elmore City, Oklahoma. She played in the Elmore City honor band before graduating in 1999. She then attended East Central University where she obtained her B.S. in Nursing.

On September 27, 2003, Amber married Darren Covington in Duncan, Oklahoma. Amber had worked for several years at Duncan Regional Hospital and also in home health. In her spare time she enjoyed horseback riding, gardening, and being outdoors.

Amber is survived by her husband Darren Covington of the home; 2 daughters: Sidney Grace Covington of the home, and Avery Rae Covington of the home; parents John S. Barnes of Wynnewood, Oklahoma and Cathy Bump of Wynnewood, Oklahoma; brother John “Red” Barnes and wife Brandi of Wynnewood, Oklahoma; grandparents: J.R. and Linda Barnes of Wynnewood, Oklahoma, and Frances Bump of Weatherford, Texas; and father-in-law and mother-in-law: Mike and June Covington of Duncan, Oklahoma.

Amber was preceded in death by her grandparents Eugene Bump and Tonya Costello; and great-grandmothers: Grace Barnes, Katherine Bump and Jesse Wooton.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the Katie Victory Baptist Church with Rev. Johnny Beckham officiating.

Interment will be in the Katie Cemetery under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home.

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