Mary Raulerson Couch, 97, formerly of Gainesville, Fl. Recently residing at the Spring’s in Sarasota Fla. passed away peacefully on Friday April 10, 2015. She was born in Waldo, Florida to Hardy M. Raulerson and Anabelle Sullivan in 1918. She was a graduate of Gainesville High School. She married Charles Couch and together they raised a family and ran the business of Couch’s Electronics. She is survived by her sons Raymond Couch (Mary) and Henry Couch (Debbie), and her 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She was a beloved member of First United Methodist Church of Gainesville. Volunteered at the Alachua General Auxiliary, and was active in Eastern Star. She was an avid college football fan with the Gators as her number one team followed by the Gamecocks and Bulldogs. She was mom to all the kids in the neighborhood. She was known as a gracious southern lady considerate, kind, loving and thoughtful by the healthcare professionals and staff who cared for her in more recent times. Visitation will be held on Sunday April 12, from 5-7 p.m. followed by her service on Monday April 13, at 11:00 a.m. at Milam Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations appreciated to American Cancer Society or First United Methodist Church.