Mary Couts
Mary Couts
Sunday
12
December

Visitation

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Hadley Funeral Home
405 East Benton St.
Windsor, Missouri, United States
(660) 647-2125
Sunday
12
December

Funeral Services

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Hadley Funeral Home
405 East Benton St.
Windsor, Missouri, United States
(660) 647-2125
Sunday
12
December

Interment

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Cable Ridge Cemetery
Rural Camden County near Edwards
Climax Springs, Missouri, United States

Obituary of Mary Couts

Mary Louise Couts, 76, of Windsor, Missouri, died Monday morning, December 6, 2021, in Clinton, Mo., surrounded by family. She was born June 22, 1945, in Edwards, Missouri, the daughter of Charley H. Bentch and Ruby Louise (Lister) Bentch. On November 19, 1963, she married Charles Albert Couts and he preceded her in death on November 11, 2021. Mary worked as a Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County, Missouri for a number of years, retiring in 1997. She loved her family and cherished every minute with them when she was able to be home full-time. She worked in the school cafeteria in Windsor for several years. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking, sewing and crafting, and working crossword puzzles. Affectionately known as “Nani” to her children and grandchildren, she always made things special for her family, especially Christmastime. Survivors include a daughter, Méchele “Shelli” Couts, Kansas City, Mo.; 2 granddaughters, Sarah Couts Foster (Tony) and Brittany Couts; 5 great-grandchildren, Harper Couts, Scout Foster, Kimber Couts, Sloane Foster, and Stone Foster; a sister, Trena Willoughby (Scott), Edwards, Mo.; several nieces and nephews including Riley and Reese Willoughby and a great-niece Mechelle Moreland and her children Alexus and Chase; numerous foster siblings; and dear family friend Sandy Leonard; and caregiver Autumn Sell. In addition to her husband Charles, she was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Sunday, December 12, 2021, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will follow at Cable Ridge Cemetery, Climax Springs, Mo. The family will receive friends Sunday at the funeral home from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. before the service. The family suggests contributions to Petal Pushers Garden Club in care of the funeral home.
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