Archive for Saturday, May 17, 2003

Alberta F. Copeland

May 17, 2003


Memorial services for Alberta F. Copeland, 89, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. May 30 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.

Mrs. Copeland died Friday, May 16, 2003, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.

She was born Oct. 21, 1913, in Mill Shoals, Ill., the daughter of Marion and Nancy (Atteberry) Behymer. She moved to Lawrence four years ago from Fairfield, Ill.

Mrs. Copeland worked at Airtex in Fairfield for many years.

She married J.V. Files in 1931. They later divorced. She married Herschel Copeland in 1954. He died in 1992.

Survivors include a daughter, Patt Radford, Lawrence; a stepdaughter, Lela Sennert, Paxton, Ill.; three grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

A stepgrandson died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care of Douglas County or to the Good Samaritan Fund at Presbyterian Manor, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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