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June 23, 1982-April 17, 2013

CALYPSO -- Tabitha Lynn Copeland, 30, passed away Wednesday morning, April 17, 2013.

A service of remembrance for Tabitha will be held Saturday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, followed by a time of visitation.

At other times, family and friends are being received at the Ann Howell residence, 103 W. Cameron St. in Calypso.

Prior to illness, Tabitha had been employed at Dean Foods in Faison as a lab technician.

She is survived by her fiancé, Joseph Howell; her mother and stepfather, Deborah C. and Thomas Cruse of Mount Olive; her father and stepmother, Rocky and Clara Copeland of Warsaw; paternal grandmother, Ruth Green of Mount Olive; maternal grandmother, Joyce Maxwell of Florida; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Nicole Cottle of Fayetteville, Alisha and Johnny Jackson of Faison and Holly and Brandon Betts of Missouri; four stepbrothers, Lee Edwards of Mount Olive, Paul Edwards of Clinton, Mark Cruse of Kinston and Aaron Cruse of Mount Olive; and several nieces and nephews.

She is also survived by her fiancé's family, which includes his mother, Ann Howell of Calypso, and his brothers, Johnny Howell of Charlotte and Chris Howell of Denver.

A Tyndall service.


Published in Obituaries on April 19, 2013 1:48 PM