Born 10-13-1922 -- Died 11-27-2005
Escena E. Sexton Copeland, 83, died Nov. 27, 2005.
She was born in Oxford, Ark., Oct. 13, 1922. She was one of nine children born to the late Marvin and Dolly Sexton.
She was loved by all who knew her and was a very giving and devoted wife and mother. She adored her family and the children she tended over the years.
She loved her church and attended as long as possible.
Survivors include her husband, Harold C., of the home; a son, Jimmie Copeland of Augusta; daughters and son-in-laws, Betty and Dennis McCart of Derby and Annette and Mike McKinney of Wichita; twin sister, Virena Graham of Ralston, Neb.; brothers, Elmer and Leonard Sexton of Wenatchee, Wash.; six grandchildren, Wade McCart, Derby, Kimberley (Jeff) Stokes of North Pole, Alaska, Melinda (Kevin) Wright Augusta, and Rachel, Cindy and Sarah McKinney of Wichita; eight great-grandchildren, Bo, Kalyn, Devyn and Gabrielle McCart, Jessica and Delainey Stokes and Amanda and Megan Wright.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Fred, Dean and Vernon Sexton and sisters, Ada Smith and Ruby Stewart.
The funeral service was held Nov. 30, 2005, at Lakeveiw Funeral Home.