Noah A. Couch

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Noah A. Couch, age 84, of Lincoln, Ark., passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born June 28, 1932, in Thorne, Ark., the youngest of eight children, he was the son of the late Bordie F. Couch and Ora Venice (Whitmire) Couch. Noah served in the Navy from 1952 to 1956 as EN2. He met his wife of 63 years, Barbara Jean (Ferreria) Couch while he was stationed in California. After the Navy, Noah and Barbara remained in California and later moved to Arkansas where Noah began his career as a carpenter. He continued to work as a carpenter until his retirement. Noah was a reserve police officer for Lincoln, Ark. He loved to fish, hunt, and spend time with his family and friends. Preceded in death by his father Bordie F. Couch; mother Ora Venice (Whitmire) Couch; seven siblings, Mabel Todd, Arthur Ewell Couch, Lela Patrick, Reba Brown, Thomas Afton Couch, Miles Edgar Couch, Leah Cunningham and one great-granddaughter, Isabelle Lawless. He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Couch; along with six children Kenneth Couch of Farmington, Ark., Ron and Terri Couch of Picayune, Miss., John and Roxann Brown of West Fork, Ark., Mike and Venus Bryan of Bentonville, Ark., Shelly Witt of Springdale, Ark., and Allen Couch of Farmington, Ark.;11 grandchildren, June Couch, Kenneth Couch Jr., Mathew Couch, Shannon Couch, Nichole Couch, Christina Lawless, Jessica Long, Adam Brown, Amanda Lanham, Courtney Sample, and Sean Couch, 16 great-grandchildren; and many other loving nieces, nephews and relatives. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 - 2 p.m. at the Luginbuel Funeral Home, in Prairie Grove, Ark., with pastors Eddie Samuels and Gary Jewell performing the ceremony. The family will greet friends from 6-7 Tuesday at Luginbuel Funeral Home in Prairie Grove, Ark. A private burial will follow in Pinnacle Cemetery.

Published December 31, 2017