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Sarah Lee Copeland

Sarah Lee Copeland, of Akron, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at the Lorantffy Care Center.

Sarah was born on September 28, 1926, in Greenwood, South Carolina to Rufus and Lottie Davis. Sarah was the loving wife of Rev. Alvin Copeland, Sr., and mother of twins, Alvin Copeland Jr., and Welvin Copeland.

Her life was highlighted by a lifestyle as a business entrepreneur, and public speaker. She had a flare for gardening and was a life-long learner of personal improvement, career development strategies and biblical studies. She exemplified the love of God as she became the long term care-giver to her husband, Rev. Alvin Copeland, Sr. She accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior early in her life. In addition, and along with her husband, was fully engaged for many years in the spreading of the gospel message through direct mailings, newsletters, and cassette tapes.

Rev. Alvin Copeland, Sr., her son Welvin Copeland, father Rufus Davis, mother Lottie Davis, brothers-in-law, Ernest Giddings, Sr., Herman Copeland, Dewey Copeland, Harold Wilson, Charles Bronner, Dr. Robert Burton, all preceded her in death. Sarah's deceased sisters-in-law include: Belle Copeland, Rhonda Copeland, Ann Copeland, Sylvia Copeland, Mary Copeland, Ann Wilson, Marguerite Bronner, and Hannah Burton. She is survived by her son, Alvin Copeland, Jr. (Helen); sister, Odessa Giddings; brother-in-law, Charles Copeland (Donna); and many nieces, nephews, close neighbors and friends.

Funeral service will be held at the Adams-Mason Funeral Home, 791 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014. The viewing will be prior to the funeral from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Adams Mason Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-535-9186)
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Mar. 19, 2014
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