M.L. Courington, Jr., 89, of Greenwood, died Monday, January 14, 2013 in Greenwood. He was retired from the U.S. Forest Service, a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and World War II, member of Harris-Hanna V.F.W. Post #6527, and a member of the Greenwood First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Imogene Courington; one daughter, Lea Courington Harvey of Dallas, TX; four sons, John M. Courington of Lawton, OK, Jimmie Ford of Conway, AR, Donnie Ray Ford of Palmetto, FL, and Randy Ford of Alma; four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 18 at the Greenwood First Baptist Church, with burial at 12:00 noon at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.