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"Obituary - Mary "Polly" Duncan"

Name: Mary "Polly" Duncan

Married: Needham Greenberry Benefield, and Joseph B. Copeland.

Death date: November 15, 1913

Death location: Danville, Virginia

Burial date: November 16, 1913

Burial location: Leemont Cemetery, Claiborne Street, Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Name of newspaper publication: Unknown

Newspaper location: Unknown

Date published: Hand written on obituary - November 16, 1913, Sec 1, P 8.

Provided by: Jeff Propst


"Transcript of the above obituary"

Mrs. Copeland Dead

Mrs. Pollie Copeland the wife of Joseph B. Copeland, quietly passed away yesterday morning at 3:40 o'clock at her home on Henry Street. She was 82 years of age and was twice married, her first husband being Mr. Needham G. Benefield, of Georgia who died during the Civil War.

Mrs. Copeland is survived, besides her husband by five children, as follows: Mr. W. G. Benefield and Miss Janie Benefield, of this city; Mrs. James Summersgill of New Orleans; Mr. Stephen Benefield, of Columbus, GA., and Mrs. May McDonald of New Orleans, LA.

She was the mother of nine children, four of whom are dead.

The funeral services will take place Sunday afternoon from the residence on Henry Street at 2:30, conducted by Rev. C. J. D. Parker, pastor of Moffett Memorial church, assisted by Rev. H. W. Davis, of Calvary M. E. church.


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