Edwin Copeland

Edwin Copeland


Graveside services were held on Monday, December 27, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. from Cedarlawn Cemetery with Rev. Thomas Fortenberry and Bro. Jay Cassel officiating.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Copeland was a native of Mobile, AL, and has been a resident of Philadelphia most of his life.  He was a graduate of Neshoba Central High School in 1980.  Edwin worked in car sales for most of his life.  He was owner of Copeland Auto Sales; and employed at Muffler Mansion Auto Sale and Halls Auto Sales for a number of years. 

He is survived by his wife 24 years, Dawn Copeland of Philadelphia, MS; daughters, Erin Tramill (Christopher) of Newton, MS, Courtney Copeland and Taylor Copeland of Philadelphia, MS; sons, Logan Copeland (Aven) of Collinsville, MS, and Shawn Anderson (Victoria) of Vicksburg, MS; grandchildren, Mason Eli Hattaway, Evan Hilton, Asher Tramill, Lucy Byars Tramill, Willow Louise McCaa, Ellie Shaw Anderson; mother, Jo Ann Copeland of Philadelphia, MS; sister, Pam Fortenberry (Thomas) of Union, MS; brother, Bootsie Copeland (Jan) of Starkville, MS; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jerome Daniel Copeland.

Pallbearers were Troy Boudreaux, Shawn Anderson, Logan Copeland, Tanner Fortenberry, Roman Ingram, and Christopher Tramill.

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