Carol Sue Copeland Boyd
Carol Sue Copeland Boyd, 89, of Winamac, passed away at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Hickory Creek in Winamac.
Carol was born on Sept. 19, 1927, in Winamac, to the late Earl Henry and Elizabeth “Bess” (Miller) Heater. She graduated from Winamac High School in 1945. On Nov. 2, 1945, Carol married Paul Fredrick Copeland. He preceded her in death on July 25, 1977. She married Robert Dean Boyd on Oct. 20, 1979, who survives her in death.
Carol Sue was a lay pastor with the First United Methodist Church from 1959 to 1962. She enjoyed gardening, being surrounded by nature, and oil and watercolor painting. She was a published author, and wrote for both the Pulaski County Journal and The Snowshoe newspaper of Fairfield, Idaho, where she and Bob lived for 12 years, raising sheep, bees and grandchildren. They returned to Winamac in 1995.
She is survived by her husband Robert Boyd of Winamac; sons: Mark [Betty Grubbs] Copeland of Winamac, Jeff [Cheryl Rose] Copeland of Tetonia, Idaho, and Adam Copeland of Rochester; daughters: Gina [Doug] Edwards of Eugene, Oregon, and Barbara Copeland of Boise, Idaho; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents Earl Henry and Elizabeth (Miller) Heater; first husband Paul Fredrick Copeland; sister Maralyn Mayhew; and brother Joe L. Heater.
Visitation was from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 27, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Private graveside services will be held at the Winamac Cemetery in Winamac.
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.
(Pulaski County Journal — Aug. 30, 2017)