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Larry David Coventry

September 5, 1941 — November 26, 2021

Larry David Coventry

Larry Coventry, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, went to be with the Lord Friday afternoon, November 26, 2021, at the age of 80.

Larry David Coventry, better known as “Cov”, was born in Duncan, Oklahoma on September 5, 1941 and was adopted by the late Frank and Inez Coventry. He was one of 8 siblings. Larry graduated high school from Sunset High School in 1959, and later attended and graduated from North Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business and Accounting. He laid bricks while in college to help pay for his tuition and later worked at Lincoln Properties in Dallas. In 1974 he made the move from Dallas to Holly Lake Ranch, where he was the Controller for nearly 10 years. It was at his home in Holly Lake Ranch, where he married the love of his life, Regina.

In 1982 Larry and Regina established their accounting practice on the square in Quitman, where he was a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. Soon after opening the practice, they moved to Quitman. Larry enjoyed visiting with and getting to know each of his clients, and always loved learning where each person came from.

Larry loved to work on his lawn, play tennis, and was the biggest Aggie fan. He also enjoyed traveling, reading, and watching the Dallas Cowboys play. He was a Christian and met frequently with a small group at the Quitman Public Library.

Larry has been reunited with his parents, Frank and Inez Coventry; two sisters, Patsy Thomas and Barbara Marsh; and one brother, Gene Armistead.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of nearly 47 years, Regina Coventry of Quitman; four sons, Jeff Coventry and wife Debra of Arkadelphia, AR, Brian Coventry and wife Jenny of Lindale, Ryan Coventry of Quitman, and Zac Coventry and wife Katie of Harlingen; four siblings, Shirley Newby, Mary Sue Butler, Donna Morton, and Jim Coventry; five grandchildren, Sam, Kelsey, Ava, Kezia, and Phineas; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members, and many friends.

Funeral service for Larry Coventry is scheduled for 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Lowe-Gardner Funerals & Cremations with Brother Fred Morrow officiating. He will be laid to rest following the service at Shady Grove Cemetery in Winnsboro. Visitation is scheduled for 6:00 – 8:00 PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers are Randy Carroll Jr., Quenton Coventry, Todd Lewallen, Bruce Swann, Terry Swann, and Randy Carroll Sr.

Honorary pallbearers are Dave Corrior, Orval Lindsey, Del Barcus, Robert Sweitzer, Dr. Bob Patton, Bob Williams, Frank Harris, Johnny Ziegler, Jerry Swann, and Greg Wreyford.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to any of the following local organizations or charities:

Quitman Christmas Sharing
P.O. BOX 1116
Quitman TX 75783

Christmas for Seniors
Drop box located at Lowe-Gardner Funeral Home

Friends of the Quitman Public Library
202 E Goode St
Quitman TX 75783

Quitman FFA
May be dropped off at the Quitman ISD Admin building

Pilot Club of Quitman
P.O. Box 1265
Quitman, TX 75783

Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis Club
P.O. Box 93
Quitman, TX 75783

Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center
5920 N. State Highway 37
Winnsboro, Texas 75494

The Rainbow Room
PO Box 891
Mineola, TX 75773

Wood County Child Welfare Board
305 W. Goodwin
Quitman, Texas 75783

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Past Services


Tuesday, November 30, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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Graveside Service

Shady Grove Cemetery

, Winnsboro, TX 75494

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