Claudell K.t. Covey

Born on March 23, 1919

BAY CITY - Claudell Knapp Tweedle Covey, 94, of Bay City passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013. She was born March 23, 1919 in Bastrop, TX to the late Edward & Mittie Tucker Knapp. Claudell married W. D. Tweedle in 1936, and was widowed in 1979. She remarried in 1981 to James C. Covey. Claudell was a homemaker and lived in Matagorda County over 90 years. She attended the Church of the Nazarene. Her life was filled with love for her family, bowling, fishing, and camping. Claudell was an inspiration to anyone who was around her. She was deeply loved by all, and will be remembered forever in our hearts.
Claudell is survived by her husband: James C. Covey; 4 daughters: Claudia & Milton Jarrell, Nora Stephens, Betty & Jimmy Stephens, and Peggy & Russell Cram all of Bay City; son: Raymond Tweedle & Joy Russell of Jacksonville, FL; sister-in-law: Martha Knapp of Edna; brother-in-law: Connie Covey of Arkansas; 14 grandchildren: 32 great grandchildren; 31 great great grandchildren; 1 great great great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: W. D. Tweedle; son: Denver E. Tweedle; son-in-law: Earl Stephens; 3 sisters: Annie Lee Chanik, Mary Rooks, & Ardine Ryman; brother: E. J. Knapp; 2 granddaughters: Minnie Wood & Belinda Emery; and great great grandson: Kevin Tucker.
The family will receive visitors from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday, April 26, 2013 at the funeral home. The funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with Chaplain Don Storey officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.
Many Thanks are extended to Michelle, Jocelyn, and Ms. Bertha from the family for their outstanding care during her long illness. If anyone would like to honor her memory, please make donations to: Houston Hospice of El Campo, 1102 North Mechanic, El Campo, TX 77437, or JHLTSA (Donor Transplant), P. O. Box 43571, Jacksonville, FL 32203.
Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, 979-245-4613.

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