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Vivian L Copeland, age 92, of Independence, passed away August 2, 2017.



She was born, January 12, 1925 in Elizabeth, Ark, to Arthur C and Tishie (Dewey) Blair. She was raised and educated in Elizabeth.



Vivian married Edsel B Copeland, Sr, in Arkansas. Their marriage lasted 68 years, he passed away in May of 2010.



They moved to Independence in 1953 to raise their family. She was a housewife and cared for Edsel and her 2 sons.



She was devoted to her church family, Immanuel Baptist Church, where she taught preschool...

Vivian L Copeland, age 92, of Independence, passed away August 2, 2017.



She was born, January 12, 1925 in Elizabeth, Ark, to Arthur C and Tishie (Dewey) Blair. She was raised and educated in Elizabeth.



Vivian married Edsel B Copeland, Sr, in Arkansas. Their marriage lasted 68 years, he passed away in May of 2010.



They moved to Independence in 1953 to raise their family. She was a housewife and cared for Edsel and her 2 sons.



She was devoted to her church family, Immanuel Baptist Church, where she taught preschool children for many years. She volunteered and participated in many activities at the church. She filled her spare time with grandchildren, sewing, baking, and loved Mike Moustakas and other Royals………



Preceded in death by Sister; Verda Ross, Brother; Arvis Blair and Son, Edsel Copeland, Jr.



Vivian is survived by Son; Ricky Copeland and wife (Cathy). Sister; Grace Sullivan. Grandchildren; Dennis, Brian (Cindy), Stacy(Richard), Kim(Ray), Melissa (Rodney), Tim( Tressa), Elizabeth(Aaron), Crystal(David). 17 Gr Grandchildren, 3 gr gr Grandchildren.