Mabel Copeland

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 5, 2009

Mabel Perry Copeland, 91, of Colonial Ave, Norfolk, died Saturday, October 31, 2009 in Bon Secours De Paul Medical Center.
A native of Powellsville, she earned a degree from East Carolina Teachers’ College. She worked for Larchmont Methodist Church Kindergarten for more than 20 years, first as a teacher and later as director.
Survivors include two sons, Robert S. Copeland and John R. Copeland; and two daughters, Martha B. Armstrong and Christine N. Armstrong, all of Norfolk, Va.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5 at Larchmont Methodist Church by the Rev. Scott Rimer and Pastor Sarah Wastella.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Norfolk SPCA, 916 Ballentine Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23504.
H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk Chapel, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at