Our beloved Bennetta Gaye Copeland went to be with the Lord on February 10, 2013 at the age of 46. Born December 18, 1966 in Galveston, Bennetta was a 1985 graduate of Hitchcock High School; a life-long member and Usher of Macedonia Baptist Church in Galveston; and secretary of Willing Workers Chapter #29 Order of Eastern Star – Star of Faith Grand Chapter. She was a former employee of TDCJ in Galveston.
Preceded in death by her parents, Bennie and Corrine Freeeman Copeland, she is survived by her children, Erica Baugh, Erin Copeland and Erianna Copeland; granddaughters, Carrington McCall and Aubree Baugh; her loving sisters, Nelda Copeland and twin sister, Corretta Copeland; nieces, nephews, and a host of family members and friends.
A wake will be held from 7:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, Feb. 15th at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church, 6333 Highway 6 in Hitchcock. Home Going Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Macedonia Baptist Church, 2920 Ave M ½ in Galveston with Pastor A.W. Colbert, officiating. Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock.