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Melissa Mary Couch
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Obituary for Melissa Mary Couch

Melissa Mary Couch, age 28, passed away on Sunday, September 09, 2018. She was born in Austell, Georgia on August 12, 1990, the daughter of Joel Lee Couch, Sr. and the late Trena Lynn Keown Couch. She was a 2008 graduate of Alexander High School. She was a Baptist by faith.Melissa was an all star athlete, loyal friend, loving daughter, fierce lover of life, and most importantly a devoted mother. The joy of her life were her children. She recently got engaged to Jeff Myatt, the love of her life, whom she’s known since 1999. They were looking forward to spending the rest of their lives together

In addition to her mother, she was also preceded in death by her paternal grandparents: Rupert and Velma Couch, Blake Dowdy, father of Layla Dowdy.

She is survived by her fiance' Jeff Myatt of Dallas, GA; children: Layla Malynn Dowdy and Maddox Steel Myatt, both of Dallas, GA; father: Joel Lee Couch, Sr. and Sherrie Plaskan of Austell, GA; sister: Misty Gail Couch of Marietta, GA; brother: Joel Lee Couch, Jr. of Austell, GA; maternal grandparents: Hobert and Linda Keown of Bremen, GA; future father-in-law and mother-in-law: Dave and Kay Myatt of Carrollton, GA; future brother-in-law: Alex Myatt; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 15, from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel.

A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, September 16, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of the funeral home with Reverend Dewayne Martin officiating.  Interment will follow the service at Mozley Memorial Gardens in Lithia Springs.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that you make donations for her children to Hightower’s Memorial Chapel funeral home.

Arrangements will be announced by Hightower's Memorial Chapel of Douglasville, Georgia 770-489-2818.

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3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel

12651 Veterans Memorial Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134





2:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel

12651 Veterans Memorial Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134





3:00 PM
Mozley Memorial Gardens

3180 S Sweetwater Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122


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