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Obituaries for February 25

Clayton Bain Cooper

Clayton Bain Cooper, 19 months, of Camden, died Tuesday, February 24, 2004. He was born on July 1, 2002.

Services are at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 26, at First Presbyterian Church in Camden, with graveside service following with Dunklin-Herndon Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Todd Cooper of Camden and one sister, Cameron Noel Cooper; both sets of grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Noel Darrell Cooper, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hartwell Sims III all of Selma; two great grandparents, Mrs. Pelham Hugh Henry and Mr. Albert Edward Cooper of Selma, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.

There will be no visitation, however friends and family are welcome to visit at the Cooper home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 242, Camden, Al., 36726 and/or to UAB Hospital Pediatric Cardiology, NHB 320, 619 19th St. S., Birmingham, AL., 35249-6852.

Active pallbearers are Danny Carlson, Chris Buford, Jimmy Lovinggood and Buddy Sumner. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Vick, Lee Thomas, Rhett Nicholson, Billy Perryman, Hal Huggins, Billy Johnson, Johnny Webb, Edgar McGraw, Larry Gastor, Wayne Phillips, Kendall Phillips, Greg Ingram, Richard Wright, Darrell Sessions, Russ Bozeman, Rob Ricks, Hollis Curl, Jon Lieber, Jay Simpson, Marc Seibert, Lance Ward, Fielding Watts and the Deacons and Elders of the First Presbyterian Church in Camden.

Daveeda Eileen Klinner

Daveeda Eileen Klinner, 66, of Selma, died Monday, February 23, 2004, at home.

Survivors include sons, Randy (Kaye) Carle of Muscatine, Iowa and Michael (Karen) Carle of Jones; daughter, Cynthia (Larry) Bjortvedt of Stockman, Iowa; brothers, Evan Bergman and Willis Bergman both of Kansas; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and special friends, Dallas Knight and Paula Jackson.

Sylvia Scott Lawrence

Sylvia Scott Lawrence, 64, of Jacksonville, died Sunday, February 22, 2004, at a healthcare facility.

Graveside services for are at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 25, at Pineview Memory Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Danny Waddell and the Rev. Daniel Martin officiating and Anniston Memorial Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include two daughters, Angie Lawrence white of Shelbyville, Ky., and Beatrice &8220;Bebe&8221; Lawrence Smith of Jacksonville; three grandchildren, Jennifer White of Shelbyville, Ky., Lawrence Smith and Nicholas of Jacksonville; three brothers, Penn Scott and Wayne Scott of Montgomery and Tom Scott of Lafayette.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mrs. Lawrence was a former resident of Selma and had lived in Calhoun County for the past six years. She was a member of Cane Creek Church in Weaver.

Bryant Copeland, Sr.

Bryant Copeland, Sr., 83, of Selma, died Monday, February 23, 2004, at a local hospital.

Services are at 1 p.m. Thursday, February 26, at the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with the Rev. Linda Tarver officiating.

Burial will follow at Pineview Memory Gardens with Lawrence Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Earline Ernest Copeland; daughters, Joe Ann Copeland (Ken) Hamby of Enterprise, Linda Copeland (Dr. Julian) Howell, Jr. of Selma; Robin Copeland Jacobson of Montgomery; daughter-in-law, Pamela Workman Copeland of Texas; grandsons, Scott Copeland, Sturt Copeland of California, and Matthew Bryant Howell of Selma; granddaughters, Karen Hamby Trout of Chelsea, Jennifer Copeland of Denver, and Amy Copeland Hayes of Texas; God child, Kelley Prescott Barnett; three great-grandchildren; one great-grandson; sister, Lily P. Ammons of Pelham.

Mr. Copeland was preceded in death by his son Bryant Copeland, Jr. Mr. Copeland lived most of his life in Selma, where he was an avid sportsman. He worked for Norfork-Southern Railroad for forty years.

The family will receive friends at Lawrence Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday.