July 22, 2024
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Billye Ruth Kovar

1929 – 2020

A grave side service for Billye Ruth (Walters) Kovar, 91, of Emory, was held at Emory City Cemetery on October 9.

Mrs. Kovar  died on October 5, 2020, in Greenville. She was born on July 1, 1929, to Walter Wiggins Walters and Clemmy Wyrick in Ruston, Louisiana.  She married Charles Weldon Kovar on September 4, 1948, in Dallas. She enjoyed woodworking, gardening and spending time with her family. 

Mrs. Kovar is survived by son, Charles William “Bill” Kovar and wife Janis; daughters, Madelene Minyard and husband Ronald and Marsha Wood; grandchildren, Michelle Minyard, Kelly Kovar, Kyle Kovar and Cooper Wood; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; and parents.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Hospice, 6501 Wesley St B, Greenville, TX 75402.

Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home, Emory.