Willis Todd Copeland, 27, of Manila, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, at his home. Born in Portland, Oregon, he was a graduate of Manila High School and was employed by Nucor Steel of Hickman.
He is survived by his wife, Paige Penny Copeland, of Manila; two step-daughters, Blair Weaver and Tinker Weaver, both of Manila; his parents, Jimmy and Debbie Watts Copeland, both of Manila; a brother, James Copeland of Jonesboro; two sisters, Gretchen Smith and Samantha Copeland, both of Manila; his grandparents, James and Norma Faye Watts, Jr. of Manila and Vivian Copeland of Forest Grove, Oregon.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Willis Copeland.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Manila Cemetery with Rev. James Chipman officiating. Burial followed in the Manila Cemetery under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila.