Obituary for Mabelline "Mabel" (Brewer) Couch

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Mabelline "Mabel" (Brewer) Couch

March 12, 1939 - December 8, 2015

Mabelline "Mabel" (Brewer) Couch, age 76, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2015 at her home in Brown County.

Mabel was born in Perry Co., KY on March 12, 1939, to her parents, the late Herman and Nora (Tucker) Brewer. She was a 1955 graduate of Leslie County High School in Leslie County, Kentucky. Mabel went on to marry Charlie Couch on June 6, 1955 in Indianapolis. He preceded her in death on October 13, 2008, after 53 devoted years of marriage.

Mabel retired in 2013 as a Bar Coder for For Bare Feet in Helmsburg after 16 years of service. After retirement, she worked in the Fudgery at The Apple Works in Trafalgar for the past several years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of East Bernstadt, KY. Mabel enjoyed crocheting, working in her flower and vegetable gardens and feeding the birds. She was an avid reader of Nora Roberts and Danielle Steel novels and was a fan of the Home Shopping Network and Jewelry Television. Mabel will be remembered for homemade cooking, especially her fudge and biscuits n' gravy.

Mabel is survived by her children, Patty (Jim) Gushwa and Pam (Chuck) Frye both of Nineveh, siblings, Jeanitta Fugate of Hazard, KY, Debbie (Carl Ray) Feltner and Teresa Hall both of Corbin, KY, Bonnie Couch of Nineveh and Roger (Jean) Brewer of Spearsville; sister in law, Peggy Brewer of London, KY; grandchildren, Melissa Phillips, Shane (Shea) Frye both of Nineveh and Megan Gushwa of Columbus; and great grandchildren, Dusty Phillips, Sierra Phillips and Cadance McGraw all of Nineveh.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Tommy Brewer.

The Rev. Norm Brock will conduct a funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Nebo Memorial Park Cemetery in Martinsville.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Mabel to SouthernCare Hospice: 1923 Liberty Drive, Bloomington, Indiana 47403.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the Couch family at .

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Born: March 12, 1939
Died: December 8, 2015

Condolences for Mabelline Couch

Don and Pat Birden posted on 1/1/00

Roger and family we are so sorry to hear of your loss of a loved one. May God bless you and give you strength.


Jenny Villarreal posted on 1/1/00

I am so sorry for your loss Pam, Missy and all of your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. She was one of a kind!!


Tracy Webdell (jarvis) posted on 1/1/00

Thoughts and prayers!!! Mabel truly was such an amazing lady!!!!


Dennis Sharpe posted on 1/1/00

My thoughts & prayers are with all of you at the passing of Mabel. Mabel was one of the Nicest ladies I have ever know. It was a pleasure to know & to work with her. My deepest sympathy to all......


Judy Reynolds posted on 1/1/00

I am so happy that I got to met this beautiful lady. I know the family has occurred a huge loss. But know that she is alive and in heaven, heaven gained a beautiful piece of God's art. I miss and love her and know I will see her again someday. Judy Reynolds (Kenny's Mom)


Tammy Brewer Little posted on 1/1/00

I'm very sorry for your loss. I never knew Mable, however, I do remember her from when I was little. My prayers and thoughts go out to the family. May God shine His light and give His peace to all of you as you grieve her loss.