Mr. Sylvester CovingtonFebruary 10, 1963 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 54)
The moment has been determined by God and the task has been given to the Majestic Family to advise everyone, that Mr. Sylvester Covington exited the Rockingham Hospice Center on Tuesday evening, leaving his bags behind but holding the hands of two angels dressed in White. No one said anything because all knew where he was going.
Details for Mr. Covington’s Life Honoring Services are finalized and have been asked to be announced thusly. On Tuesday morning beginning at 10 antemeridian until 11 antemeridian, Mr. Sylvester’s family has elected to engage in a public viewing in the main chapel on the campus of Majestic Funeral Home located in the heart of Elizabethtown. At 11 antemeridian the formal “farewell” ceremony will be called to order. Immediately following the formalities in the chapel, Mr. Covington’s earthen vessel along with his cherished family will be escorted to Brooklyn Cemetery for Committal Rites. One may wonder why Mr. Covington would leave his earthly belongings here when he departed this past Tuesday. However, those close to him can find comfort understanding that where Sylvester is now, there’s no need for any garments or shoes because he has a pair of Golden Slippers and a Long White Robe.
Left to cherish his memories are four sisters: Esther White of Baltimore, MD, Thomasina Pridgen (Clifton) of Clarkton, NC, Linda Lee (Harold) of Winterhaven, Fla., Ester Lewis of Bladenboro, NC; three brothers: Willie Covington of Fayetteville, NC, Melvin Covington of Goldsboro, NC and Kevin Covington (Barbara) of Baltimore, MD; one aunt: Emma Stevens of Burlington, Va.; a special and devoted caregiver: Annie Leake of Bladenboro, NC and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The family is receiving visitors at the residence located at 10330 NC Hwy 131 Bladenboro, NC.
The Compassionate Professionals of Majestic Funeral Home are serving Mr. Sylvester’s precious loved ones with uncompromising dignity.