Mary Copeland
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Mary Copeland, 83, of Brookport, died Monday, July 15, 2013 at her home.

Mrs. Copeland was a member of Waldo Baptist Church.

Survivors include three nephews, David Atwell of Hickory, Ky., Charles Harris of California and Victor Atwell of Kokomo, Ind.; three nieces, Joan Hawes and Melva Ann Lusby of Norma, Okla. and Kathy Wooten of Paducah; and six great-nieces and great-nephews, Allie and Casey Atwell, Alex Wooten and Dustin, Erin and Lauren Atwell.

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 and Betty Harmon; and two great-nephews, Joshua Taylor Atwell and USMC Sgt. Bradley Wayne Atwell.

Funeral service was held Thursday at Brookport Funeral Home with Rev. David Atwell officiating.

Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Richard Wooten, Alex Wooten, Casey Atwell, Skinner Tolbert, Joe Jenkins and David Atwell.

Memorials may be made to Project Hope Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 125, Metropolis, IL 62960.
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