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Velma Mae Couch

May 6, 1924 - April 12, 2014
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Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Velma M. (Phillips) Couch, 89, a long time resident of Gadsden who passed away on April 12, 2014. Reverend Larry Fuhrman will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler funeral home will direct Mrs. Couch was born in Blount County on May 6, 1924 to James and Susie Phillips. She graduated from Oneonta High School in 1942. She worked at the Alabama City Bank and First Federal Savings and Loan (now Southern Bank) for many years. She assisted in opening up and managing the First Federal branch office at the Gadsden Mall. She was a...
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Velma M. (Phillips) Couch, 89, a long time resident of Gadsden who passed away on April 12, 2014. Reverend Larry Fuhrman will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler funeral home will direct
Mrs. Couch was born in Blount County on May 6, 1924 to James and Susie Phillips. She graduated from Oneonta High School in 1942. She worked at the Alabama City Bank and First Federal Savings and Loan (now Southern Bank) for many years. She assisted in opening up and managing the First Federal branch office at the Gadsden Mall. She was a long time member of Bellevue Baptist Church.
Mrs. Couch is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Robert H. (Bob) Couch, her mother and father, and 7 of her 9 siblings. She is survived by her Daughter Susan Linn (husband Phillip) of Powder Springs, GA and her son Dana (Wife Maureen) of Chattanooga, TN. Grandchildren: Adam Linn (Wife Blair), Andrew Linn and Leslie Linn, Caitlin Couch and Chelsea Couch, Maren (husband Jason) Krupp, and Lauren (husband Morgan) Price. Great-grandchildren: Bennett, Lawson, Maci-Kate, and Ace Linn; Holland Krupp; Landon, Aubrey, and Kinsleigh Linn; her sister Ozell Robbins of Smyrna, GA and brother Calvin Phillips of Birmingham, AL.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P O Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515, www.macular.org or Hopewell Primitive Baptist Cemetery Fund, 109 Drexal Drive, Oneonta, AL 35121.
The family will receive friends from 12 pm till the hour of service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences for the family may be made at www.collier-butler.com

"We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Velma. Though we never had the pleasure of meeting her we know her son Dana. Velma is certainly a wonderful..." Steve & Jan McCracken (Harrisburg, NC)

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