Reverend Billy Gene Covey

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Funeral services for Reverend Billy Gene Covey (Jack), 91 (formerly of Wister, Ok) will be at 10 AM on Friday, March 18, 2022 at Evans & Miller Chapel in Poteau, Oklahoma with Jim Cook, and Eddie Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Restland Cemetery in Boswell, Oklahoma under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home. He passed away Sat, March 12th 2022 in OKC, Ok.

Jack was born Feb 18, 1931 in Wister, Ok to William David (Bill) & Inez Gertrude (Call) Covey. He drove cross country trucking before joining the US Navy during the Korean War. He returned home to work at Tinker Airforce Base. He became an Ordained Assembly of God minister in 1960. When retiring from full time ministry, he became a Funeral Director Assistant for Evans & Miller.
He married the love of his life Francis Jane Knight in 1954. To their union three daughters.

He is proceeded in death by his parents; wife Frances Jane Covey; Sisters Flora Covey Nichols, Christina Covey Adams, Ellen Covey Whitmore; Brother, Ed (Sonny) Covey; Grandson, Terry Dean “Bud” Osborn, JR.; and sons in law, Mark Holdge and Greg Morris.

Survivors include: children Deborah Lawson, Billie Jane Osborn & Terry, Annie Covey Holdge; grandchildren, Terrisha Jane Osborn, Billy Ray Bradford, Michael Whimore, Kyler Blake Branin, Brett Taliaferro, Maea Teuhema & Sione Teuhema; 7 great grandchildren; sister EulaMae Covey Nelson; A host of loved nieces & nephews; other realities, loved ones and many friends.

Viewing will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m.

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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, OK

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