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1974 Benjamin 2012

Benjamin Couey

September 13, 1974 — April 19, 2012

Benjamin Franklin Couey, Jr., 37, a resident of Benton, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012 at his home. He was a member Welcome Valley Baptist Church. He is survived by his mother, Deva Bates Jones, and step father, Doug Jones of Benton; wife, Belinda Goforth Couey; and four children: LaShawn, Nathaniel, Amethyst, and Patrick Couey. Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m., Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Charles Moore and the Reverend Paul Gregg officiating. Interment will follow at Archville Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. The family will receive friends from 2:00 ~ 4:00 P.M. Sunday, April 22, 2012 at the funeral home prior to the service. Higgins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Couey family guestbook at
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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Starts at 4:00 am (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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