Emmlene Chumley, 81, of Covington, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

She is survived by six daughters, Mary Parham, Sharon Kuehnel, Sheila Wildgrube, Peggy Tarascio, Lisa Lees and Rhonda Hughey; 15 grandchildren, and 22 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Chumley, her parents, Jacob and Mary Helms, her sister, Ida Nelson and her brother, Willie Helms.


Funeral services were held on Wednesday, October 16 at the Covington Funeral Home chapel with interment in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery. Covington Funeral Home had charge of services.

Friends may sign an online guestbook at www.covingtonfuneralhome.com. 

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