Lou Ann Barnett Covalt, age 83, of Decatur, GA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Fred C. Covalt; daughters, Kathi DeVoe and husband Walter, and Kristina Aldred and husband Russell; four grandchildren, five great grandchildren and two sisters. Mrs. Covalt was member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Decatur, GA, and was active in the Ladies Shrine in Tucker, GA. She worked all year for the annual Goodwill book sale. Memorial services will be held Sunday, July 24th at 2:00 P.M. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 465 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30030. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Yaarab Shrine Hospital Fund, 400 Ponce De Leon Ave, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30308. The family will receive friends on Friday, from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel. 770 469-9811. Express condolences at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. We are so sorry to hear of Lou’s passing. Although we didn’t get an opportunity to spend much time with her, our visits were always pleasant, a wonderful lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. I was very sad to hear of Mrs. Covalt’s passing, but am glad it was peaceful. I hope that you will be playing a soundtrack of her laughter at the service, as it is something I will always remember about her.

  3. Fred & family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers go to you and your families.

    Tracy Brown from Lutheran Church of the Messiah

  4. Fred, I am sorry to learn of the passing of your wife, Lou.
    I will always remember our school days and especially our Sunday School days at Trinity with your mother being on of our teachers. Those were good days.
    May God Bless You,

  5. Dear Fred,
    We are sorry to hear of your loss.
    You and your family are in our prayers.

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