Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Oct. 13, at Black Creek Baptist Church. Burial was held in the church cemetery.
Dorthy was born Aug. 7, 1947, a daughter of the late Deacon Carl Covington and Rev. Mary Covington. She attended the public schools of Chesterfield County and was a graduate of Petersburg High School, class of 1965. She became a member of Black Creek Baptist Church at an early age.
She worked for Johnson Milling in Monroe, N.C. and was last employed with the Wal-Mart Super Center in Lancaster as a receiving clerk.
She was preceded in death by two children, Mary Denise Nicholson and Charles Nicholson; a sister, Barbara Jean Louallen; a brother, Leroy Covington and two nephews, Paul Price and Eric Price.
Surviving is her husband, Luther Charles Nicholson of Charlotte, N.C.; three sons, Michael Covington and Gary Nicholson both of Pageland and Mitchell (Amanda) Nicholson of Winston Salem, N.C.; three brothers, Willie Thomas Covington, Carl (Sylvia) Covington, Jr. and James Frank (Dorothy) Covington all of Pageland; five grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Flemming Funeral Home of Pageland was in charge of arrangements.