January 4, 2005
ESTHER SPENCER COPELAND
Mrs. Esther Spencer Copeland, 92, a former resident of Newport News, slipped into a peaceful sleep and answered the Master’s call on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Hattiesburg, Miss.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005, in Colossian Baptist Church with the Rev. Peter A. Evans officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Family and friends will assemble at the church by 12:45 p.m. on Thursday. Mrs. Copeland may be viewed in the church beginning at 11 a.m. on Thursday until the hour of the service.
Local professional service entrusted to the staff of Whiting’s Funeral Home, Williamsburg.