Milabeth "Molly" Copeland of Eastland

Milabeth “Molly” Copeland, 88, of Eastland, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2010 in Eastland.  Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the Daugherty St. Church of Christ in Eastland with Larry Roberts officiating.  Burial will follow at the Eastland City Cemetery.   The family will receive friends at Edwards Funeral Home on Friday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Mrs. Copeland was born June 6, 1921 in Erath County to James R. & Arda (Hale) Boggus.  She married Cecil Lee Copeland on January 6, 1944 in Elizabeth Town, KY.  She was a homemaker and enjoyed knitting and sewing. She had received several blue ribbons at fairs for her talents.  She was a member of the Daugherty St. Church of Christ and loved spending time with her family.

Mr. Copeland preceded her in death on October 2, 2002.  She was also preceded in death by 2 grandsons, David and Tracy Murray; a brother, Howell Boggus; and a great-granddaughter, Twila Murray.

Survivors include her children, Cecilia Murray and husband Jeff of Eastland and Nancy Brown and husband Lamont of Plano; 6 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many extended family and friends.