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Marilyn Fern Copeland Tompkins
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1936
Prairie City
McDonough County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 2013
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

Marilyn Fern Wilcoxen Tompkins 76 of Fairview died June 27, 2013 at 9:18 pm at her residence. She was born October 22, 1936 in Prairie City, IL the daughter of Vern and Leta Irons Copeland. She married Ransom Tompkins June 10, 2006. She is survived by her husband Ransom Tompkins of Fairview, 5 sons Dan (Dawn) Sheckler of Rogerville, MO; David (Lisa) Sheckler of Peoria, Il; Duane (Sandy) Sheckler of Avon, IL; Bob (Nina) Tompkins of Canton; Gary (Brenda) Tompkins of Fairview; and a Foster son Doug (Sue) Brainard Gallatin TN, 4 Daughters Diane (Bill) Durr Washington IL, Dena (Bob) Nudd Peru, IL Dr. Anna Ball, Columbia MO, and Kari (Jason) Endres of Fairview IL. 24 Grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 sister Helen Beers of Champaign, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ralph Wilcoxen, 2 sisters Dorothy Orwig, Lucille Kell; 3 brothers Dale, LaVern and Marshall Copeland and a granddaughter Tara Chambers. She graduated from Avon High School in 1954; she was a member of Home Extension.
Funeral Service will be July 2, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Fiat Independent Christian Church in Fiat, IL where Pastor Jim Menne will officiate. Burial will be in Lyons Cemetery in Fairview. Visitation will be held July 1, 2013 at the Fiat Independent Christian Church in Fiat, IL from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm . Memorials may be made to Baby Fold in Normal, IL; Corman Memorial Home of Avon Is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at . 
Family links: 
  Verne Copeland (1895 - 1963)
  Leta Myrle Irons Copeland (1898 - 1973)
  Dorothy Marie Copeland Orwig (1918 - 2000)*
  Helen M. Copeland Beers (1922 - 2015)*
  Dale R Copeland (1925 - 2011)*
  Marilyn Fern Copeland Tompkins (1936 - 2013)
*Calculated relationship
Lyons Cemetery
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Times Up
Record added: Jun 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113033341


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