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Limous Young Couey

Limous Young Couey, age 96, of Rome, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Winthrop Health and Rehab.

Limous was born March 22, 1921 in Putnam County, Daughter of the late Luther and Gracie Callahan Young. She was a devoted Christian who served her lord faithfully a great prayer warrior, the oldest member of State Line Baptist Church. A loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and a great-great grandmother, a very kind and sweet spirit, always encouraging those she knew, taught Sunday school for many years.

Preceded in Death by her husband Clifford Couey, daughter Jeanette Gilstrap, two sons Alvin Couey and Calvin Couey, four sisters Clara King, Mary Broome, Margaret Andres and Sara Conaway, one brother W.L. Young.

Survivors include her brother Jerry (Mary) Young, daughter in law Glenda Couey(caregiver), four grandsons; Scott (Pam) Gilstrap, Greg (Cindy) Gilstrap, Allen(Kathy) Couey, Tim(Kim) Couey, one granddaughter, Susan (Don) Lanham, A special sister in law Kathy Young, A special cousin Rosa Lee Callahan, many nieces and nephews, 10 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Lively, her former pastor; Rev. Lael Corbett, another former pastor officiating; Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service hour on Monday, June 19, 2017; Good Shepherd Funeral Home 2750 Shorter Avenue Rome, Ga., 30165.

Special singer, D.J. Brock.

Pallbearers include her grandsons and great grandsons, who are asked to meet at the funeral home by 2:30 p.m. on Monday; Allen Couey, Tim Couey, Scott Gilstrap, Greg Gilstrap, Austin Gilstrap, Blake Gilstrap, Ryan Gilstrap, Nicholas Gilstrap, and Zackary Gilstrap.

Please visit our website to post your tributes and view a DVD on the life of Limous Young Couey.

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