Stella Colleen Couplin, 70, of North Wilkesboro passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at her home. Stella was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Buncombe County to Joseph Wayne and Anna Belle Cothern Simonds.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Catherine Waddell.

She is survived by her daughter, Michelle Erwin of North Wilkesboro; a brother, Larry Wayne Simonds and spouse, Crystal, of Granite Falls; a sister, Barbara Simonds of North Wilkesboro; a grandson, Zachary Michael Erwin of North Wilkesboro; a brother-in-law, Chris Waddell of North Wilkesboro; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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