Obituary: Murieta Lynette Short Covington



Murieta Lynette Short Covington, 50, Carmel, died Sept. 9. She was born Aug. 4, 1966 to James and Annette Short in San Francisco, Calif.

She was a 1984 graduate of Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Ala., and earned her bachelor’s degree from IUPUI in 2000. She continued pursuing higher education, earning her Juris Doctorate from the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2004.

Professionally, Murieta served as a former counsel for Ingersoll Rand in Carmel. She was an active member of Trader’s Point Christian Church.

Murieta was preceded in death by her grandmother, Pattie Mae Dudley Matthews and father James Short.

Survivors include her husband, Vincent, sons Brian Prince II (Kristen), Bradley and Byron Covington, granddaughter Ava Prince, mother Annette Short, sister Marquetta Short Hodge, brothers Moe and Marlon Short and several nieces and nephews.

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