Mr. Robert Coverson

06/03/1931 - 12/26/2013

Obituary for Mr. Robert Coverson

Mr. Robert Coverson passed.

Celebration of life for Mr. Robert Coverson will be held Friday, January 3, 2014 11:00 am at Central UMC, 501 Mitchell St., Rev. Yvette Massey, Senior Pastor., officiating. Interment, Hillandale Memorial Garden. Remains in state at 9:30 a.m.

Visitation Thursday, January 2, 2014 from 12-9p.m. at Grissom-Clark Funeral Home, 227 East Lake Dr. (at Memorial Dr.) 404-373-3191

~ Reflections of Life~

Mr. Robert L. Coverson was the third child out of five born to the late Ethel and Zadie Coverson on June 3, 1931 in Franklin, Georgia. He is predeceased by one brother. Robert was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 26, 2013.

He lived in Atlanta Georgia for a number of years before moving to Bridgeport, Connecticut. While in Connecticut he was employed with Reliable Steel Drums. In addition, Robert was a member of Holy Ghost Deliverance Cathedral Church in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

He lived in Connecticut for many years until he decided to return to Georgia in August of 2013, the place he always called home.

Robert loved gardening, fishing, working on cars and playing cards. He was a father, husband and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He leaves to cherish a loving wife of 64 years, Willie Cleamer Dixson-Coverson who he married three times all in the name of the Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost. Together they raised twelve children, five sons, Mr. Robert C. Coverson (Lucero), of Tennessee, Mr. Jimmy C. Coverson, Raheim Coverson, Joseph Coverson and Matthew Jones all residing in Connecticut, Mr. Sidney Coverson (Mieko) of Japan; seven daughters, Mrs. Joan Quarrie (Lenworth) of North Carolina, Mrs. Danita Coverson-Jagne (Ousman), Anita Coverson, Mrs. Vickie Coverson-Peterson (Dawud), Mrs. Bethy Coverson-Ward (Keith), Bianca Coverson and Crystal Jones all residing in Connecticut; two brothers: James (Creamer) Coverson, of East Point, GA and Rev. J. E. (Fannie) Coverson of Atlanta, GA; one sister, Lottie (Thomas) Smith of Ellenwood, GA; nineteen grandchildren, T-Shaka (Demonica) Coverson, Tomorra (Corey) Young, Philip Coverson, Francisco (Vivian) Medina), Cynthia (Brian) Eason, Samantha Medina, Mark (Jana) Medina, Sabrina Coverson, Kason (George) Perrin, Tysha (Leo) Martinez, Lakeya Coverson, Ebony Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Trevor Johnson, Sienna Peterson, Tymon Peterson, Samuel Coverson, Seraphina Coverson and Sade Coverson; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a host of other sisters and brothers in-law, nieces, nephews, one extremely close friend, Ms. Bernice Williams, other relatives and friends.

Guest Book

Jimmy, Please accept our deepest sympathies on the loss of your father. We always enjoyed the "back in the day" stories told by you about your dad. Be well Love Deb & Maggie

- Deb Johnson

I am so sorry for your great loss. May the God who is 'comforting those mourning, and binding the brokenhearted' sustain you during this most difficult time. (Isa. 61:1,2). Again, my deepest sympathies

- Monica

To the Coverson family, Please accept my sympathy. During this difficult time always rely on the God of all comfort mentioned at 2 Corinthians 1:3&4 who comforts us in all our tribulations. Draw close to him in pray and he will sustain you.( Psalms 55:22)

- C,M,

I am sorry for yor lose death is not a natural thing that's way we are so upset when we lose a loved one to death. The bible talks about a time when death will be no more in Revelation 21:4. I would be more than happy to more fully explain this hope to you and other bible truths you can reach me at

- P. Knight

Grandma... My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May the peace of God rest upon your heart and give you the strength that you need. Yma

- Yma

To the Entire Coverson Family and extended Family of Friends: May God Bless Robert’s Family and Friends and strengthen them in their time of sorrow; I Pray that God Blesses and has mercy on Robert’s Soul and I Pray that all of you in time of crisis lean on the everlasting arms of our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ… With My Heartfelt Sympathy and understanding that words cannot express… R.I.P. Robert…

- Dennis Skurjo

To Jimmy and the Entire Coverson Family: With my Deepest Sympathy and Understanding that words alone cannot express in the loss of your Father, may he rest in peace… God Blessings…

- Michael Skurjo