Obituary for Mary B. Copenhaver

Mary Madeline Barritt Copenhaver, 85, of Winchester, Virginia died Thursday, September 9, 2010 in the Winchester Medical Center.

Mrs. Copenhaver was born July 22, 1925 in Clarke County, Virginia, the daughter of Arnold Alexander and Lillie Victoria Greenwalt Barritt.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church in Winchester.

She married John Clive Copenhaver, Sr. on September 28, 1940 in Boyce, Virginia.   Mr. Copenhaver died on June 2, 1990.

Surviving are four daughters, Kate Bauserman of Winchester, VA, Rachel Copenhaver of Berryville, VA, Mary Ellen Catlett of Boyce, VA and Gail Ashby of Winchester, VA; two sons, David “Sammy” Copenhaver of Boyce, VA and Bobby Ashby of Berryville, VA; a sister, Edith Marshall of Middletown, VA; 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A son, John Clive Copenhaver, Jr., a sister, Isabelle Huff, and a brother, Edward Barritt preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A. M. Monday, September 13, 2010 at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville with Rev. Glenn Welsh officiating.   Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville.

Pallbearers will be Leonard Bauserman, Jr., Jonathan Copenhaver, Bob Williams, Roy Pugh, and Danny Kline.   Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis See, David Burner, Rex Michael, Leonard Kelley, Boyd Beeler, and Bradly Ward.

The family will receive friends 2:00 – 4:00 P. M. Sunday afternoon at the funeral home.

Flowers may be sent to the funeral home or memorial contributions may be made to Greenwood Baptist Church, 726 Greenwood Rd., Winchester, VA   22602.

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