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10/4/2021 10:51:00 AM
Betty Pauline Kerley Couch
December 28, 1934 - October 1, 2021

NEWTON, N.C. - Mrs. Betty Pauline Kerley Couch, 86, of Newton passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at her home.

She was born December 28, 1934 in Catawba County the daughter of the late James Leonard Kerley and Bertha Lael Kerley. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Conover and she loved to travel, embroider and work in her flowers. She was a big animal lover, of all kinds.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Charlie Hefner; son Jeffery Alan Hefner Sr.; brothers Leonard Kerley, Cecil Kerley, George Kerley; sisters Robena Miser and Josephine Rowe.

She is survived by her husband Linville Couch; daughter Anita Huffman and husband Bill of Conover; grandson Jeffrey Hefner Jr. and wife Jennifer of Newton; granddaughters Crystal Hefner and partner Shannon Grindstaff of Conover, and Laura Hefner of Conover; great-grandchildren Matthew Hefner, Levi Hefner and J.T. Igims; and daughter-in-law Barbara Hefner.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Monday October 4, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church in Conover with Rev. John Woods officiating. Burial will follow in the Conover City Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2-2:45 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 410 1St Ave N, Conover NC 28613 or Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, N.C. 28658.

Visit to register condolences.

Burke Mortuary & Crematory of Newton, N.C. is serving the Couch family.

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