STUTTGART, Ark.—Donnie Lynn Copeland, 60, of Humphrey, Ark., died Monday, May 20, 2013, in a local hospital.

Mr. Copeland was born Feb. 3, 1953, in Nashville, Ark. He was a farm worker and member of Humphrey Volunteer Fire Department and Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Stuttgart.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy “Tweedy” Regina Slaten Copeland of Humphrey; three daughters, Gracelyn Rose Copeland of Humphrey, Kellie Ann Piece of Murfreesboro, Ark., and Stephanie Suzanne Copeland of Delight, Ark.; one son, Donnie “Toby” Lynn Copeland Jr. of Hooks, Texas; one stepdaughter, Lacey Elizabeth Mayher of Humphrey; three sisters, Debra Kay Hartness of McNab, Ark., Teresa Copeland Tittle of Tollett, Ark., and Cecelia Gail “Cindy” Hawthorne of Columbus, Ark.; 12 grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Frazier Cemetery near Humphrey under direction of Turpin Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to CARTI, P.O. Box 55011, Little Rock, AR 72215; Arkansas Cancer Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W. Markham, No. 623, Little Rock, AR 72205; or Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 810 S. Wood St., Stuttgart, AR 72160.

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Published: 05/22/2013