Carol Sue Copeland
Celebration of Existence expert services for Mrs. Carol Sue Copeland, 78, of Cookeville, will be done at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 14, 2021, from Livingston First Christian Church with Dr. Scott Copeland officiating. The spouse and children will welcome pals at the time of solutions.
Mrs. Copeland passed from this daily life Wednesday, January 19, 2021, at CRMC from troubles of COVID pneumonia.
She grew up in Livingston, and excelled academically, was very well preferred and had numerous mates. She was a cheerleader for Livingston Academy Superior School. Sue and Steve married at age 19 and Sue worked to aid Steve by means of university at Tennessee Tech College and the Veterinary University at Auburn University, all when elevating their youthful sons.
When Steve finished his education and learning at Auburn, the family returned to the Higher Cumberland, settled in Cookeville and founded Copeland Veterinary Hospital. Sue was instrumental in the achievements of the apply and basically did every little thing which includes handling the front desk, retaining the books, and assisting in the cure spots as properly as the kennel. Steve has often mentioned that he provides credit history to Sue for the results of Copeland Veterinary Clinic.
Sue and Steve experienced several near friends more than the yrs and enjoyed the several excursions they had and the time expended with their close friends. Sue was meticulous in almost everything that she did whether it was retaining a thoroughly clean household and a perfectly-trimmed yard or setting up family members outings.
Numerous have stated that Sue was a gorgeous girl but could be scary mainly because she could outwork any gentleman. She was a legitimate matriarch of the spouse and children and was under no circumstances shy to give her feeling on any subject.
She was a member of 1st Christian Church in Livingston. Sue was an avid bridge player and was in several bridge clubs around the years. She cherished to read and could devour a novel or biography in history time.
Sue cherished remaining with her loved ones and cherished the exciting instances that were being experienced at the spouse and children farm in the Alpine spot of Overton County. She loved sports and loved attending the University of Tennessee (UT) soccer video games. She and Scott would stay up past midnight and observe the delayed broadcasts of UT basketball game titles before the period of watching the games are living on cable networks. She loved the spouse and children snow ski excursions as perfectly as drinking water skiing and boating at Centre Hill Lake.
She was an great cook and her grandchildren always appeared ahead to heading to Ma-Sue’s dwelling for dinner. She cherished getting with her grandchildren and they fondly don’t forget the periods they invested the night time with Ma-Sue and currently being spoiled by her. Some of their beloved reminiscences include the periods all the young children would pile into her Lincoln City Car and she would push them all over city, go to the movies, and then to Dairy Queen for ice cream.
Sue will be skipped greatly by her family. However, she had a massive life and left many great memoires for her spouse and children and mates.
Born September 8, 1942, in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late Como and Gladys Hicks Franklin.
She is survived by her partner, Dr. Steve Copeland D.V.M two sons, Dr. Scott Copeland M.D. and wife Mona and Steven R. Copeland, all of Cookeville 7 grandchildren, Hayden, Blair, Morgan, Tate, Jessica, Kayla, and Ryan a previous daughter-in-regulation, Vickie Bell 3 sisters, Pat Copeland and Linda White, each of Livingston and Rita Cantrell of Oak Ridge, TN and quite a few brothers and sisters-in-regulation, nephews, and nieces.
Special treatment provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)