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Helen M. Covey

September 18, 1918 ~ June 4, 2018 (age 99)

HELEN M. COVEY, 99, a longtime resident of Deming passed away Monday June 4, 2018 at the Willow Manor in Deming.

A memorial service will be Friday June 8, 2018 at 2 o’clock in the afternoon at The First United Methodist Church with Pastor Ernie Vineyard officiating.  As was her request, cremation has taken place at Baca’s Mimbres Crematory and inurnment will take place at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.

Helen was born September 18, 1918 in Burt, New York to Emmett and Beatrice (Lockwood) Salisbury.  She has been a resident of Deming since 1972 having moved here from Denver.  She was a secretary in the hotel industry until her retirement and locally was a member of The First United Methodist Church.  She also was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, the White Shrine of Jerusalem, and the Philanthropic Educational Organization. 

She is survived by her daughter, Susan M. Moon of Grand Junction, CO; 2 daughters in law, Phyllis Covey of Pueblo, CO and Judith Slack of Arvada, CO; 10 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 20 great great grandchildren, 18 great great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband Jamie L. Covey, great grandchild Molly Leonard, 3 step children, Joyce Leonard and her husband Ralph, (Helen’s son in law), Richard Covey and Garry Covey, son in law, Robert Moon, and 2 sisters, Joyce Richards and Dorothy Salisbury.


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