2009-01-01 / Obituaries

Lillian M. Cover

McConnellsburg, 90

Lillian M. Cover, age 90, Mc- Connellsburg, died Sunday December 28, 2008, at Fulton County Medical Center.

She was born August 6, 1918, in Big Cove Tannery, the daughter of the late Samuel and Bessie (Heinbaugh) Mellott.

She was married to the late William Cover on September 25, 1935.

Early in life, she was a housewife and homemaker before working at Sagner Manufacturing in McConnellsburg as a seamstress. She was a 50-year member of the Fulton Chapter of the Order of Easter Star.

She is survived by two sons: R. Kirk (husband of Sally) Cover and Allen L. (husband of Joyce) Cover, both of McConnellsburg; four grandchildren: (Paula Cook of Mercersburg; Bill Cover of Chambersburg; Sheri Perry of McConnellsburg; and Matthew Cover of State College; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Cover; her parents: Samuel and Bessie Mellott; two sons: Rodney and Richard Cover; two grandchildren: Edwin Cover and Marla Cover; one brother, Lee Mellott; and one sister, Evelyn Buterbaugh.

Funeral services will be held 11:00, Wednesday, December 31, 2008, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg with visitation one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will be held at Union Cemetery with the Rev. E. Loy Garber officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Fulton County Medical Center, Long-Term Care Unit, 214 Peach Orchard Rd, McConnellsburg, PA 17233. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Homes, 322 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, Pa., will be handling the arrangements.

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