Originally created 12/07/00

Mr. George Copeland



Mr. George T. Copeland, 78, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000, at University Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road, with the Rev. Jim Hyder officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park.

Mr. Copeland, a native of Washington County, was an Army veteran of World War II and had retired as administrative assistant to the chief of staff from Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. He was a volunteer at Friendship Community Center and a member of University of Georgia Alumni Association and Liberty United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a sister, Mattie Ruth Copeland, Augusta.

Pallbearers will be Anthony Duggan, William Otis Pou Jr., Billy Duggan, Douglas Gay, Harold Ramos and Jim Hutchinson.

Memorials may be made to Liberty United Methodist Church, 2040 Liberty Church Road, Hephzibah, GA 30815.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 7, 2000