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Mamie Conger Copeland - Obituary

Dec. 22, 1920 - Oct. 19, 2014

Mamie Conger Copeland, 93, of Alderson, WV, passed away at the White Sulphur Springs Genesis Care Facility on October 19, 2014.

Born December 22, 1920, in Athens, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Dave and Sara Holland Conger. 

Mamie was a member of Old Greenbrier Baptist Church in Alderson, West Virginia, where she served on the Pulpit Committee, as Treasurer of the Ruth Thurmond Circle, and as a Deaconess.  She was active in civic affairs and was a 50 year member of the Alderson Women's Club, Mother's Club, Friends of the Library, Alderson 4th of July Committee, Renaissance Committee, and Alderson VFW.  She enjoyed reading and solving crossword puzzles; and she was an avid bridge player, playing in the Thursday and Wednesday clubs, once a month Friday night club, and Monday night bridge, until her health prevented her participation.  Mamie loved her Heavenly Father, family, church, and community, and she worked diligently to improve all aspects of life around her.  Donations of sympathy may be made to Old Greenbrier Baptist Church, Alderson Community Center, and Alderson Public Library.

Mamie was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. (Bob) Copeland, in 1976; an infant brother; and her brother, Dave Conger and his wife, Florence.   

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Godby and husband, Frank, of Alderson; her son, Robert E. (Cope) Copeland, Jr., and wife, Sharol, of Vienna, VA; 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, namely Frank Godby and wife, Kellie, of Alderson and their children, Tracie Godby Slack and husband, Ryan, of Berkley Springs, Sarah Godby of Lewisburg, and Franklin Godby and his wife, Tiffany, of Alderson; Jimmy Godby of Alderson and his daughter, Rosemary Godby, of Alderson; Joe Godby and his companion, Julie Brewster, of Alderson, and Joe's son, Thomas Godby, of Alderson; Becky Godby of Lewisburg; Carl Godby and his wife, Kristi, of Lewisburg and their children Will and James Henry; Sam Godby and his wife, Tracey, of Union; Kimberly Copeland Mislock and her husband, Steve, of Virginia, and their children Madelyn, Ben, James Henry, and Charlotte; and Rob Copeland and his wife, Kate, of Virginia, and their children Caroline (Callie), Charles, and Elizabeth Ann (Libby).

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM on Sunday, November 2, 2014, and the funeral services will be on Monday, November 3, 2014, at 1:00 PM at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.    Graveside interment will be at the Alderson Cemetery in Alderson following the funeral services.    Mamie's grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
(Source: Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home)

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