Obituary for Ruby Lee Couch (Johnson)
Ruby Lee Couch, 80, of Cleveland, Va., passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Johnston Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Russell County, Va., on July 13, 1937, she was a daughter of the late John Henry and Eliza Stevens Johnson. She was a member of Ivy Ridge Chapel Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Couch; daughters, Wilma McCracken and Eva Jean Musick; son, Douglas Roy Johnson; brothers, Elbert Johnson, James E. Johnson, and Billy Gene Johnson; sisters, Mae Chaffin, Beulah Simerly, Lorraine Johnson, Myrtle Vance, and Omie Sutherland.
Survivors include her daughters, Betty Ball and husband Tim of Glade Spring, Va., Beulah Heath and husband Jeffery of Chilhowie, Va., and Connie Barton and husband Kenny of Cleveland; sons, Billy Troy Johnson of Cleveland, Stanley Couch of Marion, Va., and Bobby Musick & wife Kimberly of Fredericksburg, VA.; 17 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Ocie Sutherland and Gay Chaffin.
Pallbearers will be Larry Ball, Danny Simerly, Billy Chaffin, Isaac Johnson, Red Jim Rasnake, Jeffery Johnson, Johnny Couch and Greg Rhea.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, in the Owens Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Roy Lee Wilson, Rev. Danny Rhea, and Rev. David Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood, Va.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday at the funeral home one hour before the service.
Share memories and condolences with the family at www.owensfuneralservice.com.
Owens Funeral Service, 7 Tate Ave. Lebanon, Va., is in charge of arrangements