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Eleanor Florence (Parsons) Copeland
August 22, 1936 ~ December 2, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Eleanor Florence (Parsons) Copeland was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, aunt and friend. She left this world for her heavenly reward on December 2nd at the age of 87 surrounded by her family.
She was born to Lawrence and Etta Parsons on August 22nd, 1936 in Pennsville, Ohio. Graduating High School she was the Salutatorian of her class. She lived in Malta, Ohio where she raised her 3 sons with her husband Richard Copeland. She attended church at Malta Baptist Church. She loved the Lord and enjoyed listening to gospel music and spending time baking cookies with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents Lawrence Parsons and Etta (McDaniel) Parsons, husband Charles Richard Copeland, son David Allan Copeland Sr., brothers Elmer Corwin Parsons, Mahlon Parsons and sisters Avalon Young, Velma Scott.
She is survived by her sons Rex “Buck” (Lynn) Copeland of Malta, Michael (Jean) Copeland of Malta, daughter-in-law Donna Copeland, like a daughter Lura Parsons, grandchildren David (Anna) Copeland of Thornville, April Copeland of Malta, Dennis (Carolyn) Copeland of Malta, Cy (Heidi) Copeland of Malta, Adam (Nicole) Copeland of Malta, Brooke (Nathan) Kaufmann of Shelby, Vicky (Joe) York of Malta and 17 great grandchildren. She leaves behind several nieces, nephews and lifelong friends.
Friends may call Wednesday, 11-1 at Malta Bible Church in Malta, where services will follow at 1:30 pm with Cy Copeland and Adam Copeland officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in Gillespie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Malta Baptist Church in care of Angela Clawson. Miller-Huck Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.miller-huck.com