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Ida (Dance) Copeland

August 16, 1942 ~ July 17, 2019 (age 76)

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With deep sadness and humbled hearts as we submit to the will of God, We've come to promulgate to all on the earthly transition of Mrs. Ida Dance Copeland. Her angelic voice was silenced as she was escorted on the wings of angels on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Chesapeake, VA with her loving family surrounding her bedside. 

Life Celebration Services will take place on Tuesday July 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Melton Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Winfall, NC with Rev. Alvin J. Boone, Sr., officiating. Her earthly bed of rest will be in the church cemetery. A viewing will take place at the church on Monday, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a wake beginning at 6:30 p.m. The loving family will be receiving friends at the home of her sister, Aresina Holley, 291 Muddy Creek Road, Hertford, NC. 

She leaves to cherish her loving and precious memories: five children, Shirley Brooks of Chesapeake, VA, Rena Jones (Lee) of Edenton, NC, Mary Harris (James) of Elizabeth City, NC, Mac Copeland (Symanthia) of Hertford, NC and Marshall Watson of Rocky Mount, NC and Annette Harvey (George) of Hertford, NC, whom she raised as her very own; three siblings, Addie White (Johnnie), Charlie Dance, Jr., (Lucy) and Aresina Holley all of Hertford, NC; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Rena Jones in c/o the Sean Jones Scholarship at the State Employees Credit Union, 142 Ocean Highway South, Hertford, NC 27944 in memory of Ida Copeland. 

Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations is honored to provide professional services of Care, Love and Uncompromising Dignity to the Copeland and all connected families. 

To send flowers to Ida's family, please visit our floral section.


July 22, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Melton Grove Missionary Baptist Church
163 Melton Grove Road
Winfall, NC 27985

Funeral Service
July 23, 2019

2:00 PM
Melton Grove Missionary Baptist Church
163 Melton Grove Road
Winfall, NC 27985

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