Runette Alexander Copeland

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Funeral services for Runette Alexander Copeland, 83, of Hughes Springs will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 30 at First Baptist Church in Hughes Springs with Bro. Mickey Rorex officiating. Burial will follow at Hughes Springs Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mrs. Copeland was born April 18, 1926 in Pine, Texas to the parents of Robbie and Nannie Lee Hart and passed away Monday, December 28 at her residence. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she and Norman Alexander raised their three daughters. She was preceded in death by Norman Alexander, husband for 50 plus years, and one great-grandchild Eban James Brown. Mrs. Copeland is survived by her husband Doyle Copeland of Hughes Springs; three daughters Nan Walker and her husband Ed of Cypress; Sue Wilson and her husband Jim of Longview and Julie Johnson and her husband Allen of Alexandria, LA; grandchildren Alan Brown, Andrew Brown, Aaron Brown, Shane Abernathy, Will Abernathy, Melissa Wells, Christopher Johnson, Alexandra Johnson; and eight great grandchildren. Family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Tuesday evening at the funeral home

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  1. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Your mom was a very sweet and special lady! Know that you and yours are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Dear Julie and Nan, I am so sorry about your Mom. She was a sweet lady and I will miss her. May God be with you and your family. Love, Penny Hill Hunt

  3. We are so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a very sweet and special lady. Know that you and yours are in our prayers and thoughts.

  4. We shared many laughs with Runette and will miss her dearly. Our thoughts and prayers are with Julie and Allen and the family during this difficult time.

  5. We are saddened by your loss,may God Bless you in your time of sorrow. We are thinking of you Brother Doyle.Larry and Paulette Skinner

  6. We are so very sorry for your family's loss. Mrs. Copeland was a patient here at our clinic. She was a very sweet lady that we were honored to know. Please know that your family is in our prayers.Dr. Shaunna Mitchell, Jammie Barker FNP, Sheryl Boyd, Robin Russell, Sheree Ebarb, Natalie Crawley, Carla Gunn

  7. Nan, Sue, and Julie,I am so sorry to hear about your mother. She was truly a sweet person. Daddy so much enjoyed working with her at city hall. It always helps me to remember where they are when I begin to miss Mom and Dad. Love, Nan

  8. To Mrs Runette's family,I was deeply saddened by her passing. She was a very sweet lady and despite her inability to communicate the way she wanted in her later years, we here at the bank who waited on her tried our best to understand and do what she wanted. She is already very much missed and my prayers are with you all. She really was a lovely lady and I know you girls are very proud to have had her as your mother. She will live on forever in your hearts and someday we'll all be together in Heaven.Love and prayers,Beckie Stovall Shelton

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