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Kathleen (Couch) Dills

September 18, 1962 ~ March 13, 2020 (age 57)



Kathleen Jean Couch Dills, 57, of Franklin, NC, formerly of Oneida, KY died Friday, March 13, 2020.

Born in Hyden, Ky, she is the daughter of Hazel Barger Rickman and the late Elzie Couch. In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by a sister, Gracie Dean Jackson; and her stepfather, William Roger Rickman. Kathleen enjoyed treasure hunting, rock collecting, quilting and doing taxidermy.

In addition to her mother, Kathleen is survived by her husband of 31 years, Joe Dills of Franklin; her children, Stephanie Hamilton of Fulton, Ga, John Tallent of Franklin, NC, Angela Tallent of Cashiers, NC, Benjamin Hopper of Clayton, Ga.,  Brent Dills of Franklin, NC; stepchildren, Joseph Ray Dills of Maiden, NC, and Valerie Dills of Franklin, NC. She also has one brother, Denver Couch of Salem, Ind., Geraldine Bowling of Leslie Co., Ky and Betty Sue Passmore of Franklin, NC. There are 16 grandchildren, one great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews also surviving.

All Local arrangements are being handled carefully under the direction of Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home - Hyden


*The requirement for Kentucky Funeral Homes as set for by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is as follows:

 All funerals in Kentucky are limited to the “Closest of Family” with “Private Burials” 


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