On Wednesday, January 5, 1977, at Prince George's General Hospital, MRS LOUVENIA THORNTON COUSINS, formerly of 5342 Gay St., N.E., beloved wife of the late James R. Cousins, Sr. and mother of the late former Mayor J. R. Cousins, Jr. of Glen Arden, Md. and Jeanette C. Donson. She is survived by five daughters, Viola C. Turner, Letitia C. Springs, Elizabeth C. Johnson, Elerora C. Edwards and Vernell C. Hamit, two sons, Homer L. and Malvin C. Cousins, 1 brother Homer Thornton, three sisters, Letitia Fowler and Elizabeth Corum, of New Jersey, and Sarah Shorter of D.C., two daughters-in-law, Ethel C. Cousins of Glen Arpen, Md. and Carice W. Cousins, four sons-in-law, nineteen grandchildrens, forty-six great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. From 5 to 9 P.M., Monday January 10, remains will lie in state at Second Baptist Church 816 3rd St., N.W., where funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 11, at 11 A.M. Rev. Smalls Bartley, Pastor, officiating Interment Maryland National Memorial Park. Casket will not be opened after services. Arrangement's by HENRY S. WASHINGTON & SONS. Family and friends will assemble for funeral and may be contacted at 509 Quintana Pl., N.W., 829-5673.