Marie Owens Couey, age 84, of Englewood, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016, at her home. Born October 15, 1931, in Polk County, to the late Luther and Cora Cochran Owens, she had lived most of her life in Polk County before moving to Englewood about three years ago. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and spending time with family and friends and she was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, Marie was preceded in death by her sons, Bobby Couey and Johnny Couey and several siblings.
She is survived by children, Ben Couey of Greasy Creek, Timothy B. Couey and wife Debbie of Englewood, and Anna Rowe of Etowah; sisters, Frances Wright of Greasy Creek, Etta B. Goforth of Greasy Creek and Blanche Rymer of Spring City ; and brother, Jimmy Owens of Benton. Several nieces, nephews, and other extended family members also survive.
A gathering of friends and family will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan 28 at Serenity Funeral Home in Etowah. Interment will be private.
Visit the Couey family guestbook and leave a message of comfort.