Obituaries – March 15, 2008

Rev. Harold Major Searcy

Memorial service for Rev. Searcy will be 7 p.m. Monday, March 17 at Mays Chapel Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Funeral services will be noon Tuesday, March 18 at Hellum Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Kelley officiating. The body will lie in state from 10-11 a.m. with visitation from 11 a.m. until the service. Interment will be in Searcy Cemetery in Mt. Juliet.

Rev. Searcy, 75, of Mt. Juliet, died Thursday, March 13, 2008 at his home. He was retired pastor of Mays Chapel Baptist Church where he served for 43 years.
Survivors include: wife, Josephine Bradley Searcy; children, Harold (Felicia), Michael, Terri and Jerry (Jackie) Searcy; grandchildren Terrance, Candice, Brandon, Justin and Tiara; great-grandchildren, Devauntai and Alexis; brothers, Fred(Claudine), William "Boot" (Ann) and Larry (Gwen) Searcy; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Kenneth "CoCoMo" Copeland

Services for Mr. Copeland will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Sellars Funeral Home Lebanon with the Rev. Kenneth Bowen and Bro. Danny Sellars officiating. Visitation will be Monday, March 17, from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday, March 18, from 4 p.m. until service time.

Mr. Copeland, 60, died Friday, March 14, 2008 at University Medical Center.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Katie Mae Boyd Copeland; brother, Johnny Copeland and sister, Minnie Copeland.

Survivors include: sisters, Margie Kemp, Bonnie (Billy) Smith of Hermitage, and Gene (Ronald) Sparks of Knoxville; brother, Billy Joe (Mae) Copeland of Lebanon; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and friend, Kelly the cat.
Pallbearers will be Robert Martin Jr., Michael Martin, Jackie Murray, Bobby Copeland, Ronald and Joe Swain.

Sellars Funeral Home Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.


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