Jul. 30, 2009 Oakley Contra Costa County California, USA
BERNICE "COTTON" ILENE [LITTLE] COPPING
Graveside services for Bernice "Cotton" Ilene Copping, 75, Oakley, California were held on August 4, at 11 a.m. at Oak View Cemetery in Brentwood, California.
She passed away at her home in Oakley, California on Thursday, July 30, 2009.
Born near Wardville, Atoka County, on May 11, 1934. She was the daughter of Haskell and Louise Little. She attended school at Limestone Gap, before moving to California with her family in 1949.
She was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church for many years and was a member of the choir. She married Russell "Bob" Copping.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Haskell and Louise Little; and a brother, Jr. "Pete" Little.
Survivors include her husband, Russell "Bob" Copping; her children, Russ Copping and wife, Rene; Gail Douglas and husband, Bill; and Craig Copping; her grandchildren, Jasen Copping and wife, Katrina; Chad Douglas, Taylor Drake and husband, Michael; Austin Foster and husband, Chris; and Alicia Copping; her great-grandchildren, Desiree Copping, Talia Copping, and Connor Drake; a sister, Pauline Cunningham, of Oakley, California; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Published in the Atoka County Times, Wednesday, August 12, 2009.