Lillie M. Copeland

Published 12:00 am Monday, April 25, 2005

God has turned the sunset for Lillie M. Copeland into a sunrise.

She had a safe crossing from earth into eternity on Wednesday, April 20, 2005 when she left her earthly home.

Lillie was the daughter of the late Willie G. and Jimmie C. Sessoms and the widow of James A. Copeland.

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We will greatly miss her friendly smile and &uot;wit,&uot; but we bow submissively to the will of our Heavenly Father who doeth all things well.

Lillie leaves to cherish her memory:

one son, James T. Copeland Sr.; three daughters, Shirley M. White, Brenda D. Burch (Leroy) and Janice Duck; three brothers, Willie R. Sessoms, Wilburt Sessoms (Thersa) and Ulysses Sessoms; two stepbrothers, Melvin Lynch and Herbert Spruill Jr. (Shirley); one sister, Ella Ralph; one stepsister, Sarah Sweatt; one uncle, Vernon Cross (Emma); six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; ten sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; cousins and other relatives and friends.

The viewing is on Monday, April 25, 2005 from noon to 7 p.m. The family will greet relatives and friends at 173 County St. and will leave there for the procession to church on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

The funeral will be held Tuesday, April 26, 2005 at 1 p.m. at New Mt. Joy Food for Living Church, 307 County St.

The Interment is in the Holly Lawn Cemetery

Professional Services are entrusted to T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home.