Where It All Started



The Covington is an assisted living and memory care community located in Raleigh, NC. Raleigh is the capital of NC and is known as the “City of Oaks” for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. Raleigh is also home to numerous cultural, educational, and historical sites.

The Covington combines all of the comforts of home with the health and personal care needed to live fully and comfortably. Our staff is dedicated to providing a safe, warm, engaging environment for everyone, whether a person needs help with a few daily tasks or the comprehensive support of our NorthStar Memory Care™ Program. It’s all part of our mission to help every resident live their "best life."



Clara Mae Pulley was born to the late Robert Pete Pulley and the late Bennie Ruffin Pulley on November 21, 1927. After an extended bout with Alzheimer's, Clara transitioned on January 28, 2017. 

Clara attended Wake County Public Schools and graduated from Washington High School. She worked in the domestic field for over 40 years. Clara became a member of Church of God of Prophecy and held many positions. She was a prayer warrior, evangelist, Sunday school teacher, missionary leader, usher, choir member, band leader, housekeeper and her passion, home extension director. 

Clara dazzled everyone when she walked in the room with her fancy hats, beautiful smile, and her walk of confidence. We will never forget her sweet potato pies and her famous pound cakes!



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Interview with Clara

Check out this great video! You'll hear mention of Unlimited Praise & Worship which speaks to Clara's early beginnings of the organization. Since then, she did a complete workup of the organization, of which, the organization has taken on its new name known as Reviving the Mind with Clara (RTMWC).