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Ruth E Copeland

Ruth E Copeland

Female 1902 - 1989  (86 years)

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  • Name Ruth E Copeland 
    Born 3 Aug 1902  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Apr 1989 
    Person ID I16398  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2021 

    Mother Pearl N Bridgett,   b. 14 Jan 1884, Clark, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1923  (Age 39 years) 
    Family ID F10147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Robert Whitesell, Sr.,   b. 17 May 1895, Hume, Edgar, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1964, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Robert Whitesell, Jr.,   b. 2 Apr 1919, Edgar, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1978  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F6324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • PARIS - Mrs. Ernest (Ruth E. Copeland) Reed, 86, of Paris died 5:53 a.m. Wednesday (April 19, 1989) in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.

      Services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Sutton & Son Funeral Home, Paris, with visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Paris.

      Mrs. Reed was born in Indianapolis, Ind., daughter of John and Pearl Bridgette Copeland. She was a retired nursing home operator and member of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. She married Ernest Reed in 1958. He died in 1971.

      Surviving are her daughters, Anna Lawson, Alta Maxedon and Ruth Yonce, all of Paris; Susan Slane of Willow Hill; Jeanne Cox of Terre Haute; 23 grandchildren; 52 great-great grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren.

      One son, one half sister and one great-grandchild preceded her in death.

      Herald and Review, Decatur, IL
      Thursday, April 20, 1989