Jerry Lee Couch

Published 5:09 pm Monday, December 3, 2018

Mr. Jerry Lee Couch, 78, of Potters Lane, Mocksville, died on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.

He was born July 30, 1940 in Davie County to the late Dewey Lee and Gertie Chamberlain Couch. He attended Cooleemee Elementary School, Davie High School and graduated, with honors, from Kings College in Charlotte.  After college, he worked for Superior Store Co., a division of Martin Marietta in the business division, moved on to Jim Walter Homes and then to Lowe’s Hardware in the executive division for 15 years.  During this time, the Lord touched his heart, calling him into ministry. He was pastor at Calvary Full Gospel Church in Lexington for about two years, then Bible Hope Church in Winston-Salem and then returned to Mocksville, opening a new work on Cana Road in a chicken house converted into the now Believers Sonship Tabernacle at 1509 Angell Road. All together, he had pastored for more than 35 years. In 1962, Jerry married his high school sweetheart, Sue Brewer.

Survivors: his wife of 56 years, Sue Brewer Couch of the home; 2 children, Rodney Couch (Terrie) of Woodleaf and Tammy Kasserman (KC) of McLeansville; 3 grandchildren, Andrew Couch (Hannah), Caleigh White (Shawn) and Isabella Kasserman; a stepgreat-granddaughter, A’mora Harris; and a sister, Elaine Correll (David) of Mocksville.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Believers Sonship Tabernacle, with Dr. David Gilbreath and the Rev. Brian Diggs officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Believers Sonship Tabernacle, c/o Mrs. Sue Couch, 115 Potters Lane, Mocksville.