|Birth: ||Feb. 8, 1878|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 1969|
Mrs. Sam Copeland, 91, pioneer resident of Graham, died Tuesday, June 24, at the Graham Hospital, following a short illness.
Funeral services for Mrs. Copeland with burial in Oak Grove funeral cemetery.
Mrs. Copeland, the former Lurenia Georgia Ann Burgess, was born Feb. 8, 1878, in Collin County, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. B.E. Burgess, who moved to Stephens County and were early day ranchers in Mrs. Copeland's childhood. She attended school at South Prairie, Texas.
Georgia Burgess married Sam Copeland Feb. 24, 1895. They were the parents of five children. From the time of their marriage the Copelands were residents of Young County, and moved to Graham in 1906. Mr. Copeland preceded his wife in death in 1948. Georgia Burgess Copeland joined the Baptist church in July, 1892, when she was 14 years old, at South Bend, Texas. She was a long time member of the First Baptist church of Graham.
Survivors: daughter: Mrs. M.W. Larmour of Graham; two sons: Clinton Copeland of Corsicana; Monroe Copeland of Fort Worth; five grand: Mrs. G.B. Johnson of Midland; Jim Larmour of Graham, Mrs. Irvin S. Michalove of Forest City, NC; John Miller Copeland of Palestine; W.A. Copeland of Philadelphia, PA; 15 great; two great great.
Pallbearers: Ben Burgess, Bob Burns, Ed Barron, Fred Burgess, Floyd Jones, G.B. Johnson.
Young County Obituary Index
Benjamin Edward Burgess (1832 - 1907)
Sarah Ellen Walters Burgess (1845 - 1921)
Samuel Copeland (1868 - 1947)*
C. M. Copeland (1896 - 1976)*
Lillian Copeland (1898 - 1908)*
Norma Lou Copeland Larmour (1900 - 1988)*
Ruby March Copeland (1904 - 1917)*
John William Burgess (1864 - 1942)**
Mary Elizabeth Burgess Duncan (1869 - 1941)*
Roxanna Jane Burgess Reed (1871 - 1952)*
Josh Burgess (1873 - 1947)*
Margaret Alice Burgess Upham (1875 - 1967)*
Lurenia Georgia Burgess Copeland (1878 - 1969)
Simeon Ellis Burgess (1880 - 1946)*
Oak Grove Cemetery
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Jan 26, 2010
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