2017-10-26 / Obituaries

B. Joan Coovert

B. Joan Coovert B. Joan Coovert B. Joan Coovert of Greenville, Ohio, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville. She was 89.

She was born January 13, 1928, to Sherman and Gertrude (nee Cashman) Baird in Darke County, Ohio.

Mrs. Coovert loved gardening, playing cards, and traveling. Along with her husband, they loved spending summers at their cabin in Cedarville. She also enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her great-granddaughter, Ryeley.

She is survived by a granddaughter and her family, Emily and Matt Duncan of Mount Pleasant, and a great-granddaughter, Ryeley Duncan.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Coovert was preceded in death by her husband, Marion “Chuck” Coovert; a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Brian Malcho; five siblings, Thelma Shives, Donald Baird, Richard Baird, James Ray Baird, and Vera Coppess, and a niece, Terry Young.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 28, at 11 a.m. at Greenville Cemetery in Greenville with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. There will be no public visitation.

Memorial contributions may be directed to State of the Heart Care.

Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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