SIKESTON - Edith Lorene Couch, 80, died at 11:05 p.m. Dec. 4, 2002, at Hunter Acres Caring Center.
Born Dec. 29, 1921, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Ross and Mary Walker Milburn, she was a secretary and bookkeeper for Home Oil Company in Sikeston and attended Murray Lane Baptist Church.
On Oct. 31, 1937, in Sikeston, she married Paul Couch who preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1996.
Survivors include: two sons, Mike Couch and Mark Couch of Sikeston; one daughter, Janet Sue Urban of Sikeston; one brother, John Milburn of Wilmar, Ark.; and seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were one brother, Ross Milburn; and one sister, Mabel Horn.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Kelley Grubbs, pastor of Murray Lane Baptist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.