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“Mr. Copeland had one of the most loving families. His wife Betty took such great care of him. His skin was in excellent condition whick is very hard...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: AMANDA ASBECK - League city, TX

“Mr. Walter and Copeland family, On behalf of the Perez family we are sorry for your loss Sir, your family will be in our prayers. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Cindy Perez - BAYTOWN, TX

“Betty & Family Wanted to let you know you're are in my prayers and thoughts. May GOD bless you all in your loss. L/Jacque Wiggins ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jacquelyn Wiggins - Richmond, TX

“I would like to express my deepest sympathy to Mrs. Copeland and her family in the loss of Mr. Copeland. I will forever keep you in my prayers. Much...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Tracy Cotton, RN - Dickinson, TX

“Dear Aunt Betty Jean and family, Just a note to say we love you and that you all are in our prayers. Love, Sandy & Ed Henk ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Ed Henk - dayton, TX

“Debra, You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers. Take peace in knowing that your Dad is no longer suffering & is at peace now. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Deena Darby - Crosby, TX


Walter Columbus Copeland of Wallisville, Texas passed away on October 10, 2009 at the age of 80. Walter was born on April 2, 1929 in Kennedy, Texas to William and Beulah Copeland. Walter was a member of the Park Place Masonic Lodge No. 1172 in Houston, Texas and a member of Pipefitters Local 211 in Houston, Texas. He worked for Pipefitters Local 211 for 44 years. After retiring in 1990, he moved to Maydelle, Texas where he enjoyed growing watermelons and raising cattle. He is preceded in death by his father, William; mother, Beulah; and sisters, Ruth, Lydia Mae, Dorothy, Eula, Betty Rae, Minnie, and Georgie. Walter is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Betty Clark Copeland; sons, Walter Ray and wife Joselynn; W.C. and wife Laine; James and wife Sharon; daughters Gracie Gilbert and husband Lon; Debra Hutto and husband Richard; Cindy Thompson and husband Chuck; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Monday, October 12, 2009 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Navarre Funeral Home. Services will be at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at Navarre Funeral Home with Pastor Jake Porter officiating. Graveside services to follow at Fabriguez Cemetery in Devers, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Navarre Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2444 Rollingbrook Dr., Baytown, TX, 77521 (281) 422-8111

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