Mary Virginia Pennell Copeland Brown
31 Mar 1921- 28 Aug 2009
Mary Virginia Pennell Copeland Brown was born March 31, 1921 at Sherman,
Texas to Charlie Pennell and Bertie Franklin Pennell. She was married to
Eugene Paul Copeland who preceded her in death. Several years later she
married Clyde A. Brown who also preceded her in death. She died Friday,
August 28, 2009 at the age of 88 at her residence in Whitewright, Texas.
She is survived by three daughters, Paula Mulder and late husband Val of
Sherman; Clydene Moore and husband Thomas of Frisco; and Becky Burcham
and husband Dean of Waskom; two sons, Charles W. Copeland and wife Sandra
Kay of Whitewright; and Jerry M. Copeland and wife Debby of Deadwood; loving
aunt, Lucy Williams of Tom Bean; 21 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren,
great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by her parents, husbands and one sister. Funeral Services
will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow
Funeral Chapel, Whitewright, Texas. Officiating the service will be Rev.
Dr. Bob McCartney and Rev. Houston Garner. Burial will follow at Holloway
Cemetery in Grayson County, Texas. Pallbearers will be James Moore, Ben
Moore, Mike Copeland, Charlie Keith Copeland, Chip Mulder, and J. D. Woods.
Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience
on Monday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family
will receive friends during a visitation on Monday, August 31, 2009 from
6-8pm at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Whitewright, Texas.