Thelma Louise Copeland, 62, was born March 8, 1945, in Dexter to the late Orion Jackson and Nora Mae Carter Jackson and died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
She was of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include her husband, J.L. Copeland of Malden; one daughter, Diane Risner of Malden; three sons, Terry Copeland of Dexter, Jerry Copeland of Risco, and Mark Copeland of Malden; four sisters, Nora "Bobbie" Bennett of Dexter, Helen Russell of Morehouse, June Dickherber of St. Charles, and Barbara Stump of Lurton, Ark.; two brothers, Harold "Doc" Jackson of Bernie and Raymond Jackson of Sikeston; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Elsie Marie Jackson; three brothers, Larry Jackson, Dallas Eugene Jackson and Marion Leroy Jackson.
Visitation will be held after 5 p.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Bradshaw Chapel in Malden with Rev. Jerry Chaney officiating.
Interment will follow in Hagy Cemetery at Dexter.