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Re: [genpcncfir] Re: Elizabeth Copeland

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  • Trish Worthington Cobb
    Thank you so much for sending this. Trish
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 12, 2004
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      Thank you so much for sending this.
      Trish

      On Tuesday, October 12, 2004, at 08:47 AM, rootspuzzle wrote:
      >
      > This was in the News & Observer
      >
      > Elizabeth Copeland, 84, died Monday, February 11, 2002 at The Forest
      > of Duke in Durham, NC. Miss Copeland was born in Tarboro, NC and
      > grew up in Ahoskie. She did her undergraduate work at East Carolina
      > University and completed graduate studies at George Peabody College
      > of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Miss Copeland was a
      > market research specialist for Curtis Publishing Company in
      > Philadelphia prior to becoming the librarian of the Beaufort-Hyde-
      > Martin Library in Washington, NC. Miss Copeland became the head
      > librarian for Sheppard Memorial Library in Greenville, NC in 1954
      > and served in that capacity for 26 years. While in Greenville, Miss
      > Copeland was the President of the North Carolina Public Library
      > Association and was one of the editor of "The Chronicles of Pitt
      > County."Miss Copeland is survived by her sister, Alice Richardson;
      > brother-inlaw, Rev. J. Earl Richardson of Durham; brother-in-law,
      > Frank Holmes of Edenton, NC and several nieces and nephews.She was
      > preceded in death by her mother, Lillian Mae Insley; her father,
      > Robert Royal Copeland, Sr.; her step-mother, Bettie Sessoms
      > Copeland; her brother, Robert Royal Copeland, Jr.; and her sister,
      > Jane Copeland Holmes.A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 pm
      > Saturday, February 16 at The Forest of Duke, 2700 Pickett Road in
      > Durham.The family will receive friends following the service.In lieu
      > of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the library of
      > your choice. Acknowledgements should be made to The Family of
      > Elizabeth Copeland, 5401 Shoreline Court, Holly Springs, NC
      > 27540.Arrangements made by HallWynne of Durham.
      >
      > --- In genpcncfir@yahoogroups.com, Trish Worthington Cobb
      > <turniproots@m...> wrote:
      >> Does anyone have specific family information on Elizabeth Copeland
      > who
      >> edited Vol. I of Chronicles of Pitt County?
      >> Need family info, siblings, etc.
      >> Need place of burial.
      >> We know she died Feb. 2002 in Durham, NC.
      >> Thanks,
      >> Trish
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