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Obituary for Kenneth S. Copeland

Kenneth S. Copeland, age 77, of Bowdon, Georgia passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at his residence. He was born February 17, 1940 in Carroll County, Georgia, the son of the late John Elwyn Copeland and the late Clara Bell Saxon Copeland. He was a retired district manager with forty four years of service with American General Life Insurance Company. He was a member of Bowdon Baptist Church. Kenneth, also known as Pop Pop, was an avid sports fan, especially of local high schools. He was known and loved by many of his grandsons’ friends and families. He served as president of the Bowdon Jaycees, in years past, and also was an active member of the Bowdon Athletic Booster Club. As a 1958 graduate, his lifelong love for Bowdon High School Athletics was well known. He was also a loyal lifelong, suffering Ga Tech fan. Kenneth’s life motto was always family first, and loyalty with a legacy that will live on through his grandsons. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Syble Coley Copeland; son and daughter-in-law, Rick & Leesa Copeland of Bremen; daughter and son-in-law, Diane & Larry Chandler, also of Bremen; sister and brother-in-law, Myra & Terry Woodbridge of Winston; brother, Stanley Copeland of Bremen; three grandchildren: Brent Copeland, Kip Copeland, and Luke Chandler; and several nieces and nephews. Celebration of Life service will be conducted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 1:00 PM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Kerry Cook, Edgar Barnette, and Steve Prater officiating. In keeping with the family’s wishes, the body will be cremated. The family will receive friends at the funeral home of Wednesday from 11:00 AM until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bowdon High School Athletics Dept., 504 West College Street, Bowdon, GA 30108. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com. Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.


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Visitation

Wednesday

26

Apr

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Clebration of Life

Wednesday

26

Apr

1:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

In keeping with the family's wishes, the body will be cremated.

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