Bettie Mae Copeland Vick

Published 8:15 pm Wednesday, October 17, 2012

October 12, 2012

Bettie Mae Copeland Vick, 77, of 404 Roosevelt Drive, Suffolk, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Sentara Obici Hospital. She was a native of Suffolk and the daughter of the late Wilroy Copeland and Annie Mae Gary Copeland.

Bettie Mae Copeland Vick

She was a 1954 graduate of East Suffolk High School. She was a member of Greater Sweet Beulah Apostolic Church, where she was a member of the senior and gospel choirs, Lottie Jordan Missionary Circle, Pastor’s Aid, and the Mother’s Board.

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She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of 57 years, William R. Vick; one son, Bernard R. Vick (Audrey), of Chesapeake, Va.; one sister, Elsie C. Harden (Henry), of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two brothers, Suffragan Bishop Madison G. Copeland (Pauline), of Suffolk, and Filmore Copeland; grandsons, the Rev. Andre Vick (Nicole), of Fayetteville, N.C., Jeremy R. Vick (Jo), of Fayetteville, and Joshua W. Vick, of Portsmouth; great-grandchildren; goddaughter, Karen Mayfield Jones; brother-in-law, Lloyd Vick (Catherine); other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Greater Sweet Beulah Apostolic Church with Elder Billy Potts Jr., eulogist, Suffragan Bishop Madison Copeland, pastor. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. A wake will be held Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Crocker Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended to the family at