Alvin Copeland

February 01, 1948 - January 14, 2024


Obituary For Alvin Copeland

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Alvin Copeland on January 14th, 2024.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday 1/20/24 at 12 PM, at Shiloh Baptist Church Shiloh, Ga

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 PM on Friday 1/19/24 at the mortuary.

Deacon Alvin Copeland was born February 1, 1948 in
Harris County, Shiloh, Georgia to the late Rufus, Sr. and
Vera L. Copeland.

He departed this life on January 14, 2024

Alvin was educated in the Harris County School System.
After high school Alvin decided to proudly serve our
country by joining the United State Army.

At an early age Alvin accepted Christ and joined Shiloh
Missionary Baptist Church where he proudly served as a
deacon for over 40 years and also on the finance

Alvin worked and retired after many years from a
manufacturing company Coats and Clarks. After
retirement he decided to start his own business as a tv

Alvin was preceded in death by his parent, Rufus, Sr. and
Vera L. Copeland. His Sisters: Clara J. Copeland and Judy
Ward. Mother-in-law: Mary Lizzie Parks, Sister-in-law:
Delores Williams and Brother & Sister-in-law: Willie Joe
and Annie J. Williams.

He leaves to cherish his memories a Loving and Devoted
wife, Mary L. Copeland and Son, Eldridge Jerome
Copeland. 2 Brothers: Nathaniel Copeland and Rufus
Copeland, Jr. of Atlanta Georgia. 2 Sisters: Mary
Copeland of Shiloh, Ga. And Patricia (Tyrone) Pearson of
Rex, GA. 2 Grandsons: Stephun Jones and Anthony
Copeland of Rex, Ga. Sisters-in-law: Bettye Williams,
Ethel (Bobby) Marshall, Vanessa Parks and Theresa
(Curtis) Williams. Nieces: Pamela, Felita, Cynthia,
Yolanda, Surmeika, Adrienne, Brianna, Darlene and
Amaya. Nephews: Barry, Dante`, Chantal, Adelric, Bobby
Jr., Corderick and Martavious. Chosen Daughters: Doris
and Lisa Special Friends: Sam, Robertson and Lil Bit. His
great nieces, nephews, cousins and friend will also miss
him dearly.

Sewell Mortuary is honored to be entrusted with providing end-of-life services to the family of Alvin Copeland.



19 Jan


04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary 220 Charlie Patterson Rd Grantville, GA 30220 Get Directions »
20 Jan

Funeral Service

12:00 PM

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church 21640 Highway 116 W Shiloh, GA 31826 Get Directions »
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  • January 20, 2024

    Our prayers and sincere condolences are with the family, friends and church family of Dea. Alvin Copeland. His kindness and faithfulness will be remembered. We pray God's comfort at this time.

  • January 17, 2024

    Our Prayer is that The Family will find Comfort and Peace during this Time of Loss. Willie, Gloria Brown and Family, Columbus, Ga.

  • January 17, 2024

    I'm sorry to hear about your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. May God meet you at your need and you all are in my prayers.

  • January 16, 2024

    Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. -The Hill Family


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    We send out prayers and thoughts to you and your family during this time of loss. Pray for peace during this time. From James and The Strive 360 Family

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