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Mrs. Bluford J. McDougald, age 92, a lifelong resident of Covington passed away Friday, July 5, 2019. She was born in Covington on November 26, 1926 to Lonnie and Minnie Kidd Johnson who have preceded her in death. Mrs. McDougald worked for Covington Mill, she was a hairdresser, and she also worked for C. R. Bard. She was a very active member of Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. McDougald was a shining example of a strong Christian women; she led a pray ministry, and was not only a caregiver to her family but was dedicated to serving others. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Odis Chandler McDougald.
Mrs. McDougald is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Chan and Gayla McDougald of Covington, her grandsons Ben McDougald of Covington, and Dr. B. Rhett McDougald of Raleigh, N.C., her sister Delores Wright of Columbia, S.C., along with numerous nieces, nephews, other family, and close friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. McDougald will be held at 2 o’clock Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with Reverend Ron Swann and Reverend Mike Hardy officiating. Entombment will follow at New Covington Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Tuesday prior to the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 4228 Mill Street, N.E., Covington, GA 30014. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East Street, SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guest book may be signed on-line www.harwellfuneralhome.com.