Inis Rae Copley of Dunlow
Inis Rae Copley, 73, of Dunlow, WV went home to be with the Lord August 5, 2011 at Emogene Dolan Jones Hospice House in Huntington after a courageous battle with colon cancer. Funeral services were conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 8, 2011 by Pastor Russell Watts and Brother Luther Dingess at Dunlow Freewill Baptist Church, Dunlow, WV. Burial followed at Marcum Cemetery, Dunlow, WV. She was born April 30, 1938 in Dunlow, WV, a daughter of the late William A. and Martha Smith Marcum. She retired after 34 years of service from Leecneville in Cleveland, OH before moving back to West Virginia to spend the rest of her life with her family. Inis was a hard worker and compassionate person, always putting her family and friends first. A sister, Bonnie Marcum also preceded her in death, along with four brothers, Glen, Frank, Earnest and Roy Lee Marcum. Survivors include her son, Paul Stacy and wife, Sharon of Dunlow, WV; a grandson, Michael Paul Stacy and wife, Chasiti of Fort Gay, WV; two great-granddaughters, Mikayla Dawn Stacy (her angel) and Laney LaRae Stacy (her name sake); a special step-great granddaughter, Trinity Muncy; four sisters, Dorothy Finley, Eunice Copley, Ruth Marcum and Janice Maynard, all of Dunlow, WV; two brothers, Quentin Marcum and wife, Libby of Cleveland, OH, Harvey and Ruby Marcum of Beckley, WV; a special great-nephew, JR Maynard; and a host of additional nieces, nephews and other family and friends. The family will receive friends after 5:00 pm Sunday at the Dunlow Freewill Baptist Church. Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The family would like to thank everyone who helped in any way during mother’s illness and especially for all of the prayers.