04/20/08 — JANIE B. KOPACKA

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Aug. 27, 1945-April 19, 2008

FREMONT -- Janie "Bell" Boswell Kopacka, 62, of 559 Davis Mill Road, went to be with her Lord on Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont, with visitation afterward.

Mrs. Kopacka was born in Wayne County to the late Woodrow and Winnie Coley Boswell.

She is survived by one daughter, Frances Bissette and her husband, William, of Wilmington; three sisters, Linda Weeks and her husband, Charles, of Pikeville, Nettie Pope of Kenly and Rochelle Pender of Wilson; one half-brother, Robert Ray Hayes and his wife, Mildred, of Lakeview, S.C.; and one granddaughter, Ashley Bissette.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Kopacka was preceded in death by her two husbands, Richard Ellis and Richard J. Kopacka; and a brother-in-law, Cecil Pender.

Funeral arrangements are by Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont, where condolences may be posted at www.shackleford-howell.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 20, 2008 1:28 PM