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Obituaries

Obituaries

Dedra A. Copeland 1949 - 2005

Funeral services for Dedra A. Copeland, 55, Overland Park, will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church in Overland Park. Burial will follow at Shawnee Mission Memorial Gardens.Mrs. Copeland died Friday, May 13, 2005, from cancer she had battled for over six years.She was born Sept. 18, 1949, in Norton. Mrs. Copeland graduated from Logan High School in 1967 and then attended Kansas State University. She was a flight attendant for TWA and also a piano instructor.Her husband, Wayne Copeland, survives, of the home.Other survivors include her mother, Betty Baird, Logan; two daughters, Shannon Myers, Overland Park, and Katie Copeland, Overland Park; a son, Griffin Copeland, Lawrence; two sisters, Mari Tetwiller, Paola, and Staci Hartman, Logan; a brother, Jim Baird, Norton; and two grandchildren.Friends may call from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mt. Moriah and Freeman Chapel in Kansas City, Mo.The family suggest memorials to Christ Covenant Church in Lawrence, or the Multiple Myeloma Foundation, 51 Locust Ave. Suite 201, New Canaan, CT 06840.