George W. Copeland, 90, of Hampton, passed away on July 29, 2011. Mr. Copeland was a faithful servant of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church and a skilled craftsman in the art of wood-working. Mr. Copeland had served his country during WWII in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Delta Air Lines after 27 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline T. Copeland; son, Bruce and Jewel Copeland; step-children, Tom and Gail Mills, Paula Mills and Marjorie Lynch; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held on Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Westmoreland and the Rev. Gary Parrish officiating. Burial followed at Camp Memorial Park. The family received friends on Saturday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fayetteville First UMC Building Fund, 175 Lanier Ave. E, Fayetteville, GA 30214 or Doctor’s Hospice, 1008 Hwy 54 E., Fayetteville, GA 30215.