Lena Mae Davis Copeland
Daughter of John Floyd and Rachel Reno Davis

Copeland, Mrs. Lena Mae Davis, 75, of 5802 N. Shore Drive, Hixson, Tenn., died at the residence Wednesday morning. She was the daughter of the late Rev. John and Rachel Reneau Davis, pioneer settlers and Baptist Minister of North Hamilton County. She was the widow of Harry Copeland. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Mary Ford, Wildwood, Ga., Mrs. Freida Shafer, Rising Fawn, Ga.; four sons, Arnold and Harold Copeland, Chattanooga, Gordon Copeland, Soddy, Don Copeland, Hixson;  two brothers, Eulis Davis, Daisy, Verner Davis, Newton Falls, Ohio; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Saturday at the graveside at Hamilton Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Glen Blevins. Active pallbearers will be Homer Davis, Greg Bettis, Paul Merriman, James C Williamson. Honorary pallbearers will be Mrs. Mary Etta Hixson, Mrs. Edith Ashley, Mrs. Betty Davis, Mrs. Loneta Dent, Mrs. Paul Shannon, Mrs. Lizzie Roberts. The family will receive friends after 2p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The body is at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons, Highway 27, Soddy-Daisy.
Chattanooga Times Thursday, June 13, 1974

Submitted by Connie Baumann