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Stephanie 'Stacy" Couch Emory

July 27, 1968 January 11, 2018
Stephanie 'Stacy" Couch Emory
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DURHAM: Stephanie “Stacy” Couch Emory, 49, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at her home in Durham. She was born and raised in Durham, survived by her parents George Hackney Couch and Barbara Ann Couch. In addition to her parents, she is also survived by her daughter, Chelsea Brianne Couch; step-mother, Teresa Couch; brother, Justin Couch (Devon); paternal grandmother; Patricia Couch; maternal grandmother, Betty Perry; and her beloved pet, Georgia.

Ms. Emory is predeceased by her paternal grandfather, James Robert Couch; and maternal grandfather, J.B. Hursey.

Stacy attended New Horizon Church and was a 1986 graduate of Northern High School. She attended East Carolina University and graduated from Durham Technical Community College as a paralegal. She was formerly employed with Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and most recently worked in the Emergency Room at Duke until her illness. She fought a courageous two year battle with brain cancer and never once complained. Stacy was a kind and generous daughter, mother, aunt, niece, cousin, sister and friend who was loved by all.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7pm on Sunday, January 14th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Monday, January 15th at Clements Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jimmy Parker and Pastor Anggie Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will include Clay Cawthorne, Chris McGhee, Randy McGhee, Steve Hicks, Noel Parker and Terry Kelly. Honorary pallbearers will include Employees of Duke University Emergency Department.

Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to help support Chelsea’s education by donation to her 529 education fund. Contributions may be sent to Stacy’s mother.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

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5:00 PM 1/14/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/14/2018 7:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 1/15/2018 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Oak Grove Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, North Carolina 27704

3712 Cheek Road Durham 27704 North Carolina
United States

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