Geraldine Farmer Couch died Tuesday at Treyburn Healthcare Center. A Durham native who recently celebrated her 80th birthday on August 3, Mrs. Couch was born to the late John Samuel and Matoka Pickett Farmer.
She was a kind-hearted lady with a gentle nature who brought great joy to her family and friends. Mrs. Couch retired from UNC Hospitals as a switchboard operator and later volunteered her time to help with the Meals on Wheels program.
She is survived by her three loving children: Patricia Beck and husband, Paul, of Hurdle Mills, NC; Theresa Schuessler and husband, Bill, of Timberlake, NC; and John Charles Couch of Sanford, NC; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Couch was preceded in death by her son, Charles Russell Couch.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, August 19, from the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hurdle Mills.
Friends may visit Thursday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM at Hall-Wynne Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 Silver Cedar Ct., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 or the American Cancer Society, 620 W.Morgan St., Raleigh, NC 27603.
Arrangements by Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.