Eva Oline Copelan Smith

Born: Fri., Jul. 31, 1925
Died: Mon., Jun. 1, 2009

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Eva Oline Copelan Duvall Smith, 83, of the Greshamville Community died Monday, June 1, 2009 at Mews Retirement Center in Social Circle, GA. She was born July 31, 1925 in Greene County to the late Jasper Frazier Copelan, Sr. and Willie Hester Adams Copelan. She attended elementary school in Greshamville, high school in Greensboro and graduated from Commercial High School in Savannah, GA in 1942. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker who loved to read and sew and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Greshamville.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Herman L. Duvall, her second husband, Wilbur "Mutt" Smith; and siblings, Frazier Copelan Jr., Emory Copelan, Mary Willie Phelps and Elizabeth Thomas. She is survived by a daughter, Lorraine Duvall Miller and husband Steve of Greshamville and two sons, Danny Duvall and wife Roberta of Greshamville and Tim Duvall and wife Henrietta of Greshamville; a sister, Dottie Jarrard and husband Roscoe of Greensboro; sisters-in-law, Dean Copelan of Greshamville and Myrtle Copelan of Greshamville; six grandsons, Robert Duvall and wife Brittany, Shane Duvall, Caleb Duvall, Evan Duvall, Clay Duvall and Chad Miller; a great grandchild, Taylor Miller; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at New Hope Baptist Church in Greshamville on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Mike Pritchett and Rev. Durell Rice officiating. Serving as pallbearers are grandsons and nephews: Shane Duvall, Robert Duvall, Caleb Duvall, Evan Duvall, Clay Duvall, Chad Miller, Jackie Copelan and Wynn Copelan. Honorary pallbearers are Robbie Thomas, Smitty Phelps, Reggie Jarrard, Mike Jarrard, Rodney Jarrard, George Copelan, Zippy Duvall, Harold Duvall and Jerry Duvall. The family requests that memorials be made to the New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650. The family will receive friends 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Kathy (Harwell)Ivey
   Posted Tue June 02, 2009
Tim and family, I was so very sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. With deepest sympathy, Kathy (Harwell) Ivey

Terry Parker
   Posted Tue June 02, 2009
I am so sorry for your loss. Your faith in God will help you get through this very difficult time. If there is anything I can do to help please don't hesitate to call or email. Roberta, you and I were in school together. I moved away half way through the ninth grade. Terry Parker 770-718-7897.

Bum & Deb Miller
   Posted Tue June 02, 2009
Dearest Lori & family, We are so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. You will all be in our prayers.

Will and Tiffany Duvall
   Posted Tue June 02, 2009
Our hearts go out to your families in your time of loss if there is anything we can do let us know.

Kenny Kellum
   Posted Tue June 02, 2009
I was heart broken to hear this sad news. May God bless and be with all of you during your time of sorrow. I have always loved the Duvall and Copeland families and have only been honored to be just a small part of these families over the years. Again, God bless each and every one of you.

Jimmy Channell
   Posted Tue June 02, 2009
My deepest sympathy to the family.

Grace Ivie, SJ and Dot Saffold
   Posted Wed June 03, 2009
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy.

Robert & Annette Dowdy
   Posted Wed June 03, 2009
We were so sorry to hear of your loss.

   Posted Wed June 03, 2009

Lori Ferri
   Posted Fri June 05, 2009
Danny, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Just know that she is in a better place. Lori Ferri