She was a homemaker and a member of the Sharpe Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Donna Gray of Troy, Tenn., Bonita Walker of Fairdealing, and Rochelle Jenkins of Benton; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and one sister, Laura Clark of Rockford, Ill. also survives.
Mrs. Council was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Varian and Eva (Roush) Varian; her husband, Donnie B. Council and nine brothers and sisters.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, October 12, in the Marshall County Memory Gardens, Benton. Rev. Chris Moore officiated.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Rizpah Shriners, 3300 Hanson Rd., Madisonville, KY 42431-5863.