|James Slater Sykes's grave marker|
Iris Bertha Covington was the daughter of Thomas J. Covington and Ida Lenora Harger. She was born on 15 December 1902 in Mississippi and died on 8 May 1980. She is buried in Cooper's Chapel Cemetery in Clarke County, Mississippi.
|Iris Bertha Covington's grave marker|
They had the following children:
Bessie Mable Sykes was born on 23 April 1927 in Mississippi and died on 4 January 2000 in Pasadena, Texas. She married Harry James Logan and later Leroy Myers. She birthed five children: Nida, Iris, Connie, Michael, and Lilly.
|Mable Sykes's grave marker|
|Helen Louise Sykes's grave marker|
Lorena Sykes was born ???. She married a Brown.
Bill Sykes was born ???.