Decatur Daily, 20 July 1938
Mrs. Martha Couey Goes To Reward
Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Couey, aged 68, passed away at her home on Somerville Route 3, at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon after a several days illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Blue Springs church and interment will follow in Blue Springs cemetery. Rev. Dewitt Prince will direct the services and Drinkard-Howell will have charge of burial.
Mrs. Couey is survived by the following, her husband, L.A. Couey; one son, A.A. Couey; two daughters, Mrs. Bessie Sanders and Mrs. Lorene Turney; four sisters, Mrs. Ida Maze, of Traford, Ala.; Mrs. Susie Ralph, Vinemont; Mrs. Avie Dunn and Mrs. Fannie Fowler, both of Somerville; two brothers, J.E., and H.A. Blevins, and eight grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be William, Willis, and Williard Fowler, Algin, Lester, and Alvin Couey. Flowers will be handled by nieces and granddaughters.