Lila Crowe Couch

Lila Crowe Couch, age 84, of Toccoa, wife of Leroy Couch, passed away Monday,

February 22, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Lila was born May 19, 1936 in Gainesville, GA, the daughter of the late Ernest and Edna Duncan Crowe.

She was a graduate of Gainesville High School in 1954 and was employed by Oxford Industries for 27 years.  Lila was a member of the Toccoa First United Methodist Church, Beta Sigma Phi Club, PBX Club, Elks Club Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary Post 104, Gainesville High School Alumni, as well as many other clubs throughout the community.

Family members include her husband of over 67 years, Leroy Couch; son and daughter-in-law, Howell Leroy and Norma Couch of Covington, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Tonya Lila and Todd Chalfant of Loganville, GA; belated son, Timothy Lee Couch, daughter-in-law, Thiane Couch of Oakwood, GA; grandchildren and their spouses, Cornia and Steven Genson, Georgia and Adam Fenwick, Jhie and John Schramm, Joe and Crystal Couch, Leah Chalfant, Scott and Lisa Chalfant; and 7 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 5pm – 7pm Friday, February 26, 2021.

Funeral services will be held at two o’clock Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the Toccoa First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty and the Rev. Brent White officiating.

Entombment will follow at Stephens Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Todd Chalfant, Steven Genson, Adam Fenwick, Jim Townsend, Scott Phillips, and Ryan Miller.

Due to the conditions concerning the health and well-being of our community, social distancing will be observed.  Those attending the service are encouraged to wear a mask.

Please keep the Couch family in your thoughts and prayers and sign the online guestbook at

Whitlock Mortuary is honored to be serving the family of Lila Crowe Couch.