Mary Virginia Couch, 94, Jewett, died Jan. 15, 2011 at her daughter’s farm near New Rumley.

She was born Mar. 2, 1916 in Jewett and resided in the area her entire life. She was the daughter of Samuel and Nellie Myers Patton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, a grandson-in-law and husband George “Scritch” Couch who held the position as Harrison County Commissioner from 1961-1968.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Lutheran Church of Jewett or the local garden club.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be held in the spring.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.