Mary Copeland, age 83, of Brookport, IL, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013 at her residence.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the Aikins Farmer Brookport Chapel. Rev. David Atwell will officiate. Burial will follow in the Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Mary was a member of Waldo Baptist Church.
Mary is survived by 3 nephews, David Atwell of Hickory, KY; Charles Harris of CA, Victor Atwell of Kokomo, IN; 3 nieces, Joan Hawes, Melva Ann Lusby of Norma, OK, Kathy Wooten of Paducah, KY; great-nieces and nephews, Allie and Casey Atwell, Dustin, Erin and Lauren Atwell, Alex Wooten.
She was preceded in death by her parents John and Geneva (Schafter) Francis, her husband Frank Copeland, four brothers, John Francis Jr., William Francis, Joseph Francis, and Stephen Francis; three sisters, Sue Gagnon, Wanda Banks, Betty Harmon; 2 great-nephews, Joshua Taylor Atwell, Sgt. Bradley Wayne Atwell USMC.
Friends may call to the Aikins Farmer Brookport Chapel on Thursday, July 18, from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour.
Memorials may take the form of donations to Project Hope Animal Shelter P.O. Box 125 Metropolis, IL 62960.
Pallbearers—Richard Wooten, Alex Wooten, Casey Atwell, Skinner Tolbert, Joe Jenkins, David Atwell