September 1, 1944 ~ June 29, 2005
Judith Marie Copeland, born September 1, 1944 in Oklahoma City, OK passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2005 in the home she shared with her sister, Jean Rollo and brother-in-law, Edward, after a long battle with cancer.
Judy, as she was so lovingly called, was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt. She was very family oriented. Judy loved to cook and opened her dinner table to everyone. Even after she was diagnosed with cancer her attitude remained positive and she never gave up.
Judy was preceded in death by her daughter, Sheilah Diane Peppin and her mother, Margaret Virginia Allen Bynum.
She leaves to cherish her memory her father and stepmother, Jack and Imogene Bynum; two children, Arthur “Buddy” Copeland, Jr. and daughter-in-law, Tammy and Michael Ray Copeland and daughter-in-law, Georgia; six grandchildren, Tyler, Jacob, Miranda, Devon, Garrett and Bianca; four great grandchildren, Jordan, Kenzi, Brennan and Balyn; three brothers, Jack Bynum and sister-in-law, Pat, Johnny Bynum and sister-in-law, Dianna and Joe Bynum; two sisters, Ginger Bowerman and Jean Rollo and brother-in-law, Edward; Fayla Cheatham and husband Tony; step-brother, Mike Blasdell and wife Tina; and numerous nieces and nephews who loved their aunt dearly.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, July 8th at 3:00 P.M. at the Salem Methodist Church, 929 Texas, Graham, Texas.
A second Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 16th at 10:00 A.M. at the Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, 1106 N. Main, Lovington, New Mexico.
Judith Copeland’s family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Frank Miller and his staff at the University Hospital, the physicians and staff at Cancer Therapy Research Center (CTRC), and the staff at Odyssey Hospice for the great care provided to Judith.
To leave a note for the family, go to www.meadowlawn.net and Select Obituaries. Arrangements by MeadowLawn Crematory and American Mortuary.
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