Jerry Wayne Copeland, passed away on January 27 2024, in Lauderdale County, AL. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends during his final moments. Jerry's warm personality and dedication to his family made him a well-respected member of the community.
Born on May 4, 1961, Jerry was the son of Grady and Mary Copeland. Growing up in Tennessee, he developed a strong work ethic and a love for the countryside. He previously worked at Rudys Farm and currently Cypress Creek Chicken Farm.
Aside from his career, Jerry had a passion for the open road. He found great joy in riding motorcycles and four-wheelers, relishing the freedom they provided. These hobbies allowed him to connect with nature while experiencing the thrill of speed.
Jerry is survived by his children Jerry Wayne Copeland Jr. and wife Anna, and Jenny Gail Morgan and husband Jason. He was a loving father who instilled in his children values such as hard work and perseverance. His presence will be deeply missed but forever cherished by his children. He always made people smile wherever he went, and was willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
Jerry's close-knit family also includes his brother Larry Wayne Copeland and wife Sherry; sisters Wanda Copeland and Lisa Holt and husband Keith; grandchildren Gracy Westmoreland, Hannah Westmoreland, Alli Copeland, Harley Copeland, and Saban Copeland; nieces and nephews Heather Fielder, Ashley Robbins, Grady Copeland, Bentley Robbins; as well as a special friend Dana Mcfall.
In addition to his human family members, Jerry held a special place in his heart for his furry companion Ben Pup. Their bond brought immense joy to both Jerry's life and Ben's.
Visitation services for Jerry will be held at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Collinwood TN on February 2nd from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Another visitation will take place on February 3rd from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, followed by a funeral service at 1:00 PM at the same location.
Interment will follow at Murphys Chapel cemetery.