Mrs. Bluford J. McDougald, 92, a lifelong resident of Covington passed away Friday, July 5, 2019. She was born in Covington on Nov. 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 woman; she led a prayer 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, North Caroliona, her sister Delores Wright of Columbia, South Carolina, along with numerous nieces, nephews, other family, and close friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. McDougald will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 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 noon until 2 p.m. on Tuesday prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 4228 Mill St., N.E., Covington, GA 30014.
J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East St., SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guestbook may be signed online www.harwellfuneralhome.com.