Cynthia Geraine (Covington) Creekmur | Obituary


Cynthia Geraine (Covington) Creekmur, 59, of Nebo, died at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana on Saturday.

She was born on December 21, 1961 in Hopkinsville to the late Charles Franklin Covington and Georgia Pendley Covington. She was also predeceased by her grandparents, Frank and Mable Covington, and Dewey and Dovie Pendley.

Cynthia was an artist, baker and craftswoman. She could take pieces and turn them into a work of art. She was the best Gram in the world.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Michael Creekmur; his sons, Joshua (Allie) Creekmur and Jared Creekmur, both of Nebo; grandchildren, Kendee Creekmur and Katelyn Creekmur, both of Nebo; his sisters, Charlotte (Buddy Martin) Milligan of Hanson and Cheryl (Allen) Korinta of Mortons Gap; her brother, Cary (Sue Greene) Covington of Madisonville; brothers-in-law, Gary (Kim) Nelson of Vincennes, Indiana and Terry (Vickie) Nelson of Hanson; sister-in-law, Belinda (Rodney) Frazier of Florida; niece, Cassie Covington of Madisonville; nephews, Andrew Covington, Barrett Korinta and Brogan Korinta, all of Mortons Gap; and great-niece, Novalee Covington of Owensboro.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3 at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Bro. Ralph Alexander officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery in White Plains.

Visitations will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.

The bearers will be Cary Covington, Drew Covington, Chris Pendley, Terry Nelson, Andy Nelson and Allen Korinta. The honorary bearers will be Gary Nelson and Buddy Martin.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Diamond Baptist Youth Group.


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