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Gertrude Greer Couey

Mrs. Gertrude Greer Couey, age 93, of Lebanon, TN, passed away July 27, 2019, at Quality Care Center.  She was born in Wilson County, December 31, 1925, to the late Ozell Greer and Maggie Puckett Greer. Mrs. Couey worked as a seamstress and as a WIC clerk at the Wilson County Health Department.  She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and Flatrock Home Demonstration Club, and was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.T. Couey; son, Ralph Couey; brothers, Hardy, Elry, and Riley Greer; and sister, Mary Greer.

Survivors include two sons: Ron (Patricia) Couey, and Russell Couey; sister, Grace Claudean Greer; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at 4:00 P.M. at Immanuel Baptist Church, with Bro. Donald Owens officiating.  Interment – Wilson County Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers:  Michael Couey, Phillip Couey, Adam Couey, Jason Greer, Chris Coffey, and David Owens.  Visitation Tuesday 2:00 P.M. until service time at Immanuel Baptist Church.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of  arrangements. (615) 444-2142 www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Judy and mike Cox and Allie Cummings says:
    Such a footprint she left on so many people’s lives we all loved her and appreciate all she did for us growing up and the example she provided she truly will be missed prayers and love to the family
  2. Linda Bay says:
    I loved her so much. I worked with her when I was young and she was so good to me.
  3. Anita (Cather) Roche says:
    I was sorry to read that Mrs. Couey passed on. Thinking of her gave me a warm, fuzzy feeling and brought a smile to my face. I couldn’t remember what role Mrs. Couey played in my younger years, but I asked my sister, Millie. Here is what Millie shared with me: “Gertrude Couey was awesome, and laughter came easily! Nite, she could have been your Sunday School or VBS teacher at Immanuel when you were little. She was always genuinely interested in people and a good listener. Ready to help and faithful to our Lord. Yes, as you remembered, she was sweet and spunky and salty. Very real!” So, that’s why I had such a warm and fuzzy feeling when I thought of her. My sympathies to the Couey family. But to Mrs. Couey, congratulations on your promotion into Jesus’ presence! Give my folks, Doug and Sarah Cather, big hugs from me, and Millie, and Bill.