BENNIE H. COPELAND, 80, Blountsville, died June 24, 2015, at the residence. An equipment operator with Blount County, he was of the Baptist faith. Parents W.E. and Nellie Sue Holt Copeland and sisters Marjorie Holcomb, Doris McCay, and Brenda Copeland predeceased him.
Surviving are wife Jean Copeland; sons Jeffrey Mark (Terri) Copeland, Arab, Bennie Dale Copeland, Blountsville; grandchildren Brian Copeland, Kyle Copeland; brothers Buck Copeland, Cullman, Roland Copeland, Blountsville; sister Kate Childers, Blountsville.
Waylon Thrasher, Joel Sims, and W.C. Green officiated the 2 p.m. service held June 27 at Blountsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Mt. Tabor Cemetery with Brian Copeland, Lynn Goble, Dennis McCay, James Roberts, Louie Holcomb, John Longshore, William Childers, and Kyle Copeland serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Lelton Stephens, Kenny McAnnally, Jesse Waid, and Ronnie Ingram.