Katherine Ann Crofford Copeland

Katherine Ann Crofford Copeland, 44, of Alexander passed away Friday, Oct. 7.  She was born Feb. 10, 1967 in Little Rock.
Katherine was a direct care staff member at Friendship Community Care and a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church.  She was involved with helping with the Special Olympics.
Katherine was preceded in death by her father, James Richard Crofford Jr.; and an uncle, Don Newkirk.
She is survived by her husband, Ray Copeland; a daughter, Susan Crofford Weems and husband Andrew; a son, James Ray Copeland; her mother, Billie Crofford; two brothers, Curtis Crofford and wife Mary and Lawrence Crofford and wife Teri; a granddaughter, Daylan Weems; three nephews, Justin, Allen and Adrian; a niece, Brittany; two great-nieces, Zoey and Mattie; a great-nephew, Landon; and a special aunt, Ann Newkirk.
Funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Ashby Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Kitchens officiating.
Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Pallbearers are Adrian Crofford, Allen Crofford, Justin Crofford, Drew Weems, Keith Newkirk, Jeff Newkirk and Landon Crofford.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Family comments: Her time here was short, but she gave us a lifetime of memories.