Mrs. Mary Helen Coppess, age 92 of Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Ansonia went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 9:57 P.M. Thursday January 28, 2010 at the Alterra Sterling House of Greenville. She was born January 27, 1918 in Ansonia, Ohio and the daughter of the late Francis William & Nettie Edna (Miller) Sholley.
She was a homemaker and with her late husband owned and operated the former Coppess Supermarket of Ansonia.
Mary was a 1937 graduate of Ansonia High School, a member of the Ansonia Garden Club and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Ansonia American Legion. She was also a member of the Ansonia Christian Church and the Women’s Christian Fellowship of the church. She with her late husband Dub had been actively involved with the Darke County Jeepsters.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Lowell “Dub” Coppess December 26, 2003. They were married June 18, 1938. Also sisters Alice Shaw, Clara Marie Sholley and Marie Derr and brother John Sholley.
She is survived by sons and daughters in law Larry & Judy Coppess of Minister and John & Loretta Coppess of Mason, Ohio. Daughters and sons in law Linda & Albert Gasper of Ansonia and Jeanne and Dr. James Appleman of Greenville. Also 16 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Brother William J. Sholley of Greenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 11:00 A.M. Monday February 1, 2010 at the Ansonia Christian Church 123 West Weller St., Ansonia, Ohio with Pastor Randy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Ansonia Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 A.M. until time of services in the church.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Heartland Hospice of Greenville, Ohio.
Arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio
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