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Helen W. Grubb Couts
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1906
Oakland City
Gibson County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 2011
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA

Helen W. Couts, 105, of Evansville passed away at 7:45 pm, Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Atria Assisted Living.

Helen was born October 21, 1906 in Oakland City, Indiana the daughter of Charles and Mary Ann (Rough) Grubb and was a graduate of Oakland City College, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority. She was a member of Oakland City First General Baptist Church. Helen retired in 1970 from the EVSC after 40 years of teaching Music and English at Cedar Hall. She was a member of Evansville Retired Teachers Association, Federated Liberal Arts Club, Evansville Business and Professional Association, Round Table Garden Club and Daughters of the Nile Isis Temple, Oakland City Chapter.

She is survived by cousin and caregiver, Alex Johnstone of Estero, FL and by a host of friends at the Carousel Restaurant in Evansville. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Henry Couts in 1981.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville with Reverend Larry Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Montgomery Cemetery in Oakland City, IN.

Friends may call from 10 am until time of service at 1 pm, Tuesday at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel.

Memorial Contributions may be made to United Way of Evansville, 501 NW 4th St., Evansville, IN 47708.

Boone Funeral Home Obituary
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Helen Couts (OCC Class of '26) 105, was born on October 21, 1906 and passede away December 28, 2011. Helen was a resident of Evansville, Indiana at the time of her passing. She was preceded in death by her husband Henry (OCC Class of '28). She taught music for over 40 years. Helen was believed to be our oldes living alumnus at the time of her death. OCU hosted a reception in her honor on her 103rd birthday.

Information from the Oakland City University Alumni Associations, The Connection, Volume LXIII, Number 1, Spring 2012. 
 
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 Parents:
  William S. Grubb (1862 - 1928)
  Mary A. Grubb (1868 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry G. Couts (1905 - 1981)
 
 Sibling:
  Charles C. Grubb (1899 - 1968)*
  Helen W. Grubb Couts (1906 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Montgomery Cemetery
Oakland City
Gibson County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Greg Raike
Record added: Dec 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101927199
Helen W. <i>Grubb</i> Couts
Added by: Greg Raike
 
Helen W. <i>Grubb</i> Couts
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 Added: Dec. 9, 2012
 
 
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