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Etheleen Couey

January 2, 1922 — October 31, 2018

Etheleen Dunn Couey, 96, a resident of Cleveland, TN and formerly of Reliance, TN passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018.  She was a member of Cookson Creek Baptist Church and at her death was the oldest member of the church.  She loved canning, cooking for her family and traveling.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Bryant Couey; parents, John and Ella Boring Dunn; brother, T.L. Dunn.

She is survived by her daughters,  Una Merrell (Fred), Onecia Longley (John), Lecetia Cate (Jerry), Evetia Kincaid (David), Chenia Patterson; grandchildren, Greg Merrell, Kim Pirkle, Judy Melton, Tyler Longley, Carroll Cate, Patti Frazier, Chonia Patterson, Amber Ervin; great grandchildren, Halee and Holly Merrell, Madeline Pirkle, John Lovell, Knox and Kennedy Cate, Angel Royse, Brandi Wolfe, Miranda Bell, Hunter and Landan Ervin, Cody Buckner, Daylon Martin, Cameron, Brock and Garrett Gonyea; great-great grandchildren, Lili and Mason Royse, Cameron and Dylan Wolfe, Hattie Bell; niece, Marcela True; nephew, Johnny Dunn.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Reverend Benny Thomas officiating.  Interment will follow in Hiwassee Union Cemetery with Greg Merrell, Daniel Pirkle, Tyler Longley, Chris Melton, Carroll Cate and Zack Ervin serving as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the funeral home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Couey Family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, November 3, 2018

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Interment

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hiwassee Union Cemetery

, Reliance, TN 37369

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