Mabel Angell Hellard Couch

Published 7:56 am Tuesday, December 20, 2022

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Mrs. Mabel Angell Hellard Couch, 93, formerly of NC 801 S., Mocksville, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022 at the home of her daughter.

She was born on July 31, 1929 in Davie County to the late Albion Hiawatha and Dewey Nannie Nichols Angell.

Mrs. Couch was a member of Freedom Baptist Church in Mocksville and was a godly mother and grandmother. Her Savior was first, and she always enjoyed reading her Bible, enjoyed music, and loved to sing. She loved everyone and always welcomed you with open arms. She was a blood mother to seven children but was also a mother to many more.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Lawrence Newton Couch; 2 children, Randy Hellard and Carolyn Lewis; 2 great-grandchildren, Ember and Thea Grose; her sisters and brothers, Bessie Sechrest, Irene Bostian, Gilma Goodman, Nikki Blake, Paul Angell, Cecil Angell, Wiley Angell, and Dodd Angell; and the father of her children, Leonard Hellard.

Survivors include: 5 children, Don Hellard of Mocksville, Susan Head of Harmony, Joy Seaford (Craig) of Mooresville, Aylisa Grose (Thomas) of Statesville, and Christy Woods (Ricky) of Winston-Salem; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Pastors Billy Louya, Tim Gammons and Craig Seaford officiating. Interment will follow in Dutchman Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be considered for: Ronald McDonald Charities of Piedmont, 419 S. Hawthorne Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27103; or to Freedom Baptist Church Missionary Fund, 118 Cornatzer Rd., Mocksville, NC 27028.

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