Susie Maples Kooch

Feb. 25, 2013 @ 05:05 PM

Susie Maples Kooch, age 79 of Sevierville, passed away at home with her family by her side on Friday, February 22, 2013. Mrs. Kooch worked for Jim Gray Gallery for more than 25 years. She was a former member of Gumstand Baptist Church and is presently a member of Valley View Baptist Church.
Mrs. Kooch was preceded in death by her husband Marshall Kooch; parents, Sam and Elga Maples; sisters, Blanche Huskey, Alice Owenby, Georgia Hodges, Lila Huskey, Kate Wilson; brother, Mayford Maples and 3 other siblings; stepson, Tony Kooch; several nieces and nephews.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Kevin Tarwater; grandchildren, Sabrina and Kyle Tarwater; stepchildren, Jeanne Barker and husband Patrick, Ronald and Tammie Kooch; step daughter-in-law, Kathy Kooch; step grandchildren, Britney, Nicholas, Samantha, Christy, Andrea Kooch, Landon Noe; sisters, Jane Reagan, Hattie Smith; sister-in-law, Mary Ruth Kooch; brothers-in-law, Jerry Kooch and wife Carolyn, Clarence Wilson; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Beige Cole, Georgia Smith and Ruth Mitchell. Special thanks to Caris Hospice Nurses, Marlene, Rhonda, and Lisa.
The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Tuesday with a funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Preston Joslin officiating.  Interment 12 PM Wednesday in Shiloh Cemetery.  Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.