Hattie Copeland Obituary
Hattie Plante Copeland photos Hattie Plante Copeland photos

There are 120 photos in the gallery

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Hattie Plante Copeland

December 23, 1924 - January 9, 2018
Obituary

COPELAND, Hattie Plante, 93, of Henrico, Hattie was born December 23, 1924 in Fitzwilliam, NH, passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Lakewood Manor in Richmond. She will be remembered for her servant's heart, musical talents and loving hugs. She graduated from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and served as church organist at Ginter Park Baptist Church in Richmond, and Children's Choir Director at Flagler Street Baptist Church in Miami, FL. Most recently she was a member of Derbyshire Baptist Church for 50 years where she served as the pastor's wife from 1967 - 1989. She was preceded...
COPELAND, Hattie Plante, 93, of Henrico, Hattie was born December 23, 1924 in Fitzwilliam, NH, passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Lakewood Manor in Richmond. She will be remembered for her servant's heart, musical talents and loving hugs.

She graduated from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and served as church organist at Ginter Park Baptist Church in Richmond, and Children's Choir Director at Flagler Street Baptist Church in Miami, FL. Most recently she was a member of Derbyshire Baptist Church for 50 years where she served as the pastor's wife from 1967 - 1989.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. James R. Copeland. She is survived by her three sons, Richard (Marian) Copeland of Henrico, Robert Copeland of Richmond, and James (Gail) Copeland of Manakin Sabot; grandchildren, Rich Copeland of Mascot, Australia, Valerie Williamson (Patrick) of Henrico, Rob Copeland (Kendra) of Henrico, Brian Copeland (Andrea) of Midlothian, Stephanie Copeland of Midlothian and Michael Copeland of Henrico; seven great-grandchildren all living in the area.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Music Ministry at Derbyshire Baptist Church or donor's choice. The family will receive friends at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd. on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 5 to 8pm. A celebration of Hattie's life will be held Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 10am at Derbyshire Baptist Church, 8800 Derbyshire Rd., Richmond, Va. Burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at woodyfuneralhomeparham.com.

Share your memories or express your condolences by signing the Guest Book below or click here for entry suggestions.

"Hattie was a totally charming, hospitable and loving servant of Jesus Christ....a life well-lived and loved. Hattie taught me to say thank you more often..." Sheila Stephenson- Lindsey (Midlothian, VA)

Submit Guest Book Entry
This Guest Book has 9 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

Richmond Obituary News
COPELAND, Hattie Plante, 93, of Henrico, Hattie was born December 23, 1924 in Fitzwilliam, NH, passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord...

Read obituary at Richmond Obituary News.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.