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Gerald Wayne Copeland, age 58, of
Surviving Mr. Copeland are his loving wife of forty years, Sandra Kay Wood Copeland of Blairsville; one daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Louie Blasingame of Blairsville; two sons and daughter-in-laws, Richard and Sheryl Copeland of Blairsville, Adam and Sarah Copeland of Blairsville; mother, Louise Copeland of Jasper; two sisters, Kay Anderson of Marietta, Joanne Higgins of Marietta; three brothers, Gary Copeland of Jasper, Perry Copeland of Woodland, AL, and Keith Copeland of Claxton, GA; six grandchildren, Chase, Jordan and Tyler Blasingame of Blairsville, lacey and Leanne Copeland of Ashville, OH, Chelsea Kinnersley of Blairsville, many other relatives and friends also survive.
services were held on
Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.