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Gertrude Herndon Copeland
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1931
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 2008
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA

Ms. Gertrude H. Copeland departed this life Sept. 25, 2008, at 9:15 p.m. at the Carrington Nursing Home in Lynchburg.

She was born Nov. 24, 1931, in Lynchburg and was the daughter of the late John A. Herndon and Etta Miller Herndon.

At an early age, she accepted the Lord and was baptized at the White Rock Baptist Church.

She worked for several employers as a domestic during her active years and was well thought of and respected by all.

Ms. Copeland leaves to mourn their loss two sons, Robert L. Copeland (Sandra) and Arnold C. Copeland (Debbie), both of Chesapeake; one daughter, Charlene Copeland Davis of Forest, Va.; six grandchildren, Chonita, Nicole, Cordaro, Jasmine, Sharika and Isaiah; great-grandson, Nigel R.K. Gbekie; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Community Funeral Home, Lynchburg, with Pastor Mary Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the Baptist Cemetery. The family is receiving friends and the cortege will assemble at the daughter's home, 1647 Bellevue Road, Forest. Condolences can be emailed to

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the Conference of Minority Public Administrators Scholarship Fund, c/o Crestar Bank, 1612 Upperville Court, Chesapeake, VA 23321. 
Lynchburg Baptist Cemetery
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA
Created by: Maggie
Record added: Sep 27, 2008
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Gertrude <i>Herndon</i> Copeland
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