Christine Moye Covington, 'Gramz,' 79, of New Haven, loving wife of the late Conrad B. Covington Sr., passed away on December 10, 2018 at Yale- New Haven Hospital. She was born in New Haven on October 11, 1939 to the late Theodore and Anna Dixon Moye. She is survived by her children, Sheri Moye and Conrad B. Covington Jr., sisters, Angela Moye, and Dorothy 'Larry' Jackson, grandchildren, Jerome and John Moye, Ceeonna Covington, and Conrad B. Covington III, and great-grandchildren, Dejohnia Moye, Hunter Rose Moye, and Janyha Snell. Christine was predeceased by her son Ronald Tracy Moye. After graduating from Hillhouse High School in 1957, Christine went on to work for the West Haven Veterans' Hospital for 40 years, retiring as Director of Equal Opportunity Employment. In her free time she enjoyed traveling the world, the casino, bowling, and the company of her friends. She had a special love for the Payne family, as they did for her. Above all else, she loved spending time with her family. A service celebrating Christine's life will be held on Thursday December 20 at 11am in St. Matthew's UFW Baptist Church, 400 Dixwell Ave., New Haven. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

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  1. Great memories of all our years working at the VA and into retirement. You are with your beloved son Ron and resting in peace.

  2. My condolences to the family of Christine. We went to Hillhouse together and she hasn’t changed in all those years. I also remember your dad from Troup Jr. High. Sorry for the lost of both parents. We have fond memories of our growing up years in the ’50’s.
    Joan Martino Kuchinski

  3. She was a beautiful and very intelligent woman. Always showing compassion and giving great advice. I love and will miss you dear friend. 🏾🌹🏾

  4. Sorry to hear of the passing of your sister, Angela. You have my deepest sympathy and prayers during this time. Please find strength In God’s Word to help you through this time. Harriet Edwards New Haven, CT

  5. We were so sorry to hear of Chris’s passing, and even sorrier that we cannot be there with the family at this time. Prayers are with you.
    Anne Single,
    Mark A Wade, Sr,
    Haywood Single

  6. So sorry to hear of Chris’s passing. She was a caring, kind and generous lady! She will be sorely missed by all she touched throughout her life. My heartfelt condolences go out to her family for peace and strength through this difficult time.
    Donna Cartwright

  7. I want to share my condolences, Ms. Covington was a very warm, caring, easy to talk to .lady.. May she rest in peace.

  8. I’m truly going to miss you with all my heart, I still have your voice and beautiful laugh in my memories. I remember as a little kid coming to your house with my grandmother and playing with Jerome and John. You were a true angel upon this earth. I will forever love you Aunt Chris, may you sleep in peace and I will see you when God calls me home. Please look after the family .

  9. Please accept my condolences. May our Heavenly Father give you comfort during this time and for moments to come. 2Corinthians 1:4

  10. Condolences to the family. Christine and I grew up together on Goffe St and were classmates at Baldwin, Troup and Hillhouse. She had a warm heart, was a kind person. And will be missed dearly

    Beverly Fernanders Huckaby

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