Elizabeth Covil Shingleton

March 24, 1924 - January 23, 2012
Elizabeth Covil Shingleton


Elizabeth Covil Shingleton, 87, of Hampstead passed away Monday, January 23, 2012.

She was born in Wilmington, NC on March 24, 1924. Her parents were Lewis Alamance Covil and Nellie Gornto Covil. She was the widow of Joseph Shingleton, Sr. and was preceded in death by two daughters, Selma Martin and Joan Rawlings.

She is survived by three children, Patricia Erickson, Peggy Shingleton, and Joseph Shingleton, Jr.; 15 grandchildren 14 great grandchildren; and one surviving sister, Marie Horne.

The family will see friends from 12:30 to 1:45 Friday, January 27, 2012 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 102 Deerfield Road in Hampstead, NC where the funeral service will begin at 2 PM. Burial will be in the Latter-day Saints Cemetery in Hampstead.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • January 25, 2012
    Barbara Covil West says:
    She was beautiful, a aunt that made me proud to be a part of her life. She is now with her creator free of disease- Our prayers go with you all--Barb C West