Shirley Mae Sanders Copeland
Posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2008 9:34 am
Shirley Mae Sanders Copeland, 70, of Dresden, died Monday, June 23, 2008, at her home. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Beech Springs Baptist Church in Gleason, with Bro. Terry Griffin, Bro. Bob Copeland and Bro. James H. Hazlewood officiating. Burial was at Sunset Cemetery in Dresden. Bowlin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Joey Copeland, Billy Verdell, Curtis McQuiston, Bryan Buntin, Jason Chambers and Brandon Mitchell served as pallbearers. Jimmy Parham was honorary pallbearer. Mrs. Copeland was born in Henderson County, daughter of the late Robert M. and Erleene Darby Sanders. She was a homemaker and a member of Beech Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband Bro. Bob Copeland of Dresden; three daughters, Susan Collins of Dresden, Sabrina Panchikal of Memphis and Freddie Ward of Palmersville; two sisters, Jimmie Gail Parham and Emzy Jean Lofton, both of Dresden; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.