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Carlene Wilda Carns Copeland
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1926
Polk County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2009
Bolivar
Polk County
Missouri, USA

Carlene Wilda Copeland, 83, of Bolivar died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009, at her home.

The daughter of Cletis and Vaughn Taylor Carns, she was born Nov. 25, 1926, in Polk County and grew up in Bona. A resident of Bolivar for the past 27 years, she was a homemaker.


Preceding her in death were her parents; husband O. R. Copeland; brothers Kenneth and Ted Carns; and sister Margie White.

Survivors include her beloved companion of 26 years, Harold Sherman; five children, Sherry Jones of Peoria, Ill., Daniel O'Brien of Aldrich, Jamie Copeland, Leslie Munt, both of Fresno, Calif., and Gary Copeland of Yreka, Calif.; two sisters, Peggy Baker of Collins and Carolyn Kaplan of Omaha, Neb.; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

You will be greatly missed the way your vibrant personality could light up a room and your compassion and wonderful sense of humor. You were a wonderful mother, great sister, beautiful grandmother and aunt. Rest in peace. Love your family.

Services are at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at Murray Funeral Home, Bolivar, with Chaplain Randy Murray officiating. Burial will be in Bona Cemetery. Visitation is one hour prior to services Thursday 
 
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 Parents:
  Cletis Burr Carns (1901 - 1968)
  Vaughn Greta Taylor Carns (1907 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  William Jennings O'Bryan (1923 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Daniel Michael O'Bryan (1949 - 2010)*
 
 Sibling:
  Carlene Wilda Carns Copeland (1926 - 2009)
  Peggy J. Carns Baker (1932 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bona Cemetery
Bona
Dade County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Kay Griffin Snow
Originally Created by: Larry Boyd
Record added: Dec 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46158390
Carlene Wilda <i>Carns</i> Copeland
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Carlene Wilda <i>Carns</i> Copeland
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Carlene Wilda <i>Carns</i> Copeland
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- Larry Boyd
 Added: Dec. 30, 2009
 
 
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