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James Ernest Couch Jr.

Mr. James Ernest Couch Jr., age 91, of Rome, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Couch was born December 12, 1926 in Floyd County, a son of the late James Ernest Couch Sr. and Mozelle Johnson Couch. Mr. Couch was owner of Couch Super Market for many years. He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Richard Couch, and grandson, Christopher Couch.

Survivors include his wife, Elaine Hare Couch; son, Jimmy V. (Cindy) Couch, Rome; daughters, Julia Leming, Rome; grandchildren, Michelle Couch, Tonya Pitts, Tiffany Leming, Lacey Leming, and John Blalock.

Graveside and interment services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018,in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the Rev. George Nix officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018,at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave., Rome, Ga. 30165.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Rome Shrine's or the Shanklin-Attaway Post Five.

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Parnick Jennings Sr.'s Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.