Georgia Copeland, age 82 of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Vernon, Texas, passed away on April 25, 2015. She was born June 21, 1932 in Megargel, Texas to Lloyd and Freija (Sorenson) Echols. Georgia married Felix Copeland on May 27, 1952. She received her BA degree in education from North Texas in Denton. Georgia was a teacher for Megargel, Seymour, Vernon, and Georgetown ISD before her retirement. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Georgetown.
Georgia did not consider her time as a teacher a job but a calling that she was honored to practice. Her mom was a teacher before her, and Georgia passed the desire to teach forward to her daughter Georganna. She was well liked by her students and over the years many maintained contact.
In her spare time and retirement years Georgia was an avid reader and amateur writer, enjoyed gardening, volunteering at her church and the local library, and most of all being gran mommy to her grandsons, taking them on trips and just spending time with them.
Her family would like to thank the staff at the Tiffin House in Georgetown for taking loving care of Georgia in the last few years.
Survivors include son, Keith Copeland (Donna) of Houston; son, Kelly Copeland (Valorie) of Belton; daughter, Georganna Silverstone of Georgetown; grandsons, Travis Perthuis (Brittany) of Georgetown, Brett Perthuis of San Antonio, Tye Copeland (Dorothy) of Houston, Greg Deitz (Phyllis) of College Station, Chris Deitz of Belton; great grandsons, Cullen Copeland of Houston, Jack Jordan of Georgetown; great granddaughters, Chloe Deitz of College Station, Emma Deitz of College Station.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Felix Copeland on Jan. 30, 1997; son-in-law, Judge Mark Silverstone.
Memorial donations may be made in Georgia’s honor to the First United Methodist Church in Georgetown at 410 E. University Ave, Georgetown, Texas 78628 or to the Georgetown Public Library at 402 W 8th Street, Georgetown, Texas 78626.
A time of visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Ramsey Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at Megargel City Cemetery in Megargel, Texas on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 1 p.m.
You are invited to share a message or memory in our memorial guestbook at www.RamseyFuneral.com.
Arrangements made under the care and guidance of Ramsey Funeral Home 5600 Williams Dr. Georgetown, Texas 78633 (512) 869-7775.
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Georgetown, Texas 78633