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Billy Dean Copeland

Graveside services were held at noon March 27 at Greenlea Cemetery in Fulton.
The family requests that memorials be made to Lourdes Hospice, 911 Joe Clifton Drive, Paducah, KY 42001-3747.
He was a member of Mount Pelia Baptist Church near Martin and was a former member of Roberts Masonic Lodge in Fulton.
A retired land surveyor, he had lived most of his life in the Mount Pelia community and in Fulton.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy (Martin) Copeland; two daughters and his son-in-law, Deanna and Isam Showli of Memphis and Kelly Copeland of Martin; two grandsons, Adam Showli and Noah Showli, both of Memphis; his sister-in-law, Leola Copeland of Martin; two nieces, Shirley Parker of Martin and Cathy Hedgepath of South Fulton; and his nephew, Randy O’Keeffe of Union City.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett Marshall and Maybelle (Bynum) Copeland; his brother, Ray Copeland; and two sisters, Annie Ruth O’Keeffe and Sarah Frances Pierce.