Mr. Olen E. Courington

(November 29, 1928 - Wednesday, June 25, 2008)

Adrian, MI - Olen E. Courington, age 79, of Adrian, Michigan, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at Bixby Medical Center.

Visitation, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.,  at the Anderson Funeral Home.  Funeral service, 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 30, 2008, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Adrian, Michigan.  Pastor Greg Burdine officiating. Burial in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian.

Mr. Courington was born November 29, 1928, in Lynn, Alabama, to Thomas Felix and Alison H. Oliver Courington. He married Lois M. Pope on July 5, 1947, in Corinth, Mississippi. Olen was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He worked at Stevenson Lumber Company as a truck driver until he retired in 1987. Olen enjoyed repairing small engines and he was a driver for the Meals on Wheels program.

He is survived by his wife, Lois Mae Pope Courington; 4 sons; Edward (Vicki) Courington of Adrian, MI., Steven (Sue Dickerson) Courington of Onsted, MI., Larry (Mary Ann) Courington of Adrian, MI., and Lynn “Kink” (Robbin) Courington of Adrian; MI.; 1 daughter, Julie (Milo) Warren of Adrian; MI.; 2 sisters, Sarah “Glennie” Hill of Adrian; MI., and Mary Yielding of Arkansas; 14 grandchildren, Jack (Carrie), Kim, Edward II, Rheubin Courington, Amanda (Roy) Martinez, Jeremiah, Michael Courington, Holly (Chris) Webb, Will (Melanie O’ Neil) Courington, Kristi (Dan) Pearson, Hudson, Chelsea, and Sierra Courington, and Spenser Warren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Felix and Alison H. Oliver Courington and several brothers and sisters.

 Anderson Funeral Home directing.

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