Amy Patnaude Copeland, 53, of Orange, passed away April 26, in Beaumont.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 30, at First United Methodist Church in Mauriceville. Officiating will be the Rev. Sharon Sabom. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Ishpeming, Mi., May 18, 1962, she was the daughter of Edward Henry Patnaude, Sr. and Brenda Beard. Amy was the owner of Kid’s and Co. Day Care in Orange for 15 years. Amy was a 1980 graduate of Bridge City High School. She enjoyed camping, being with her friends and family, taking care of children and her dog Nemo. Amy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her father.
She is survived by her mother, Brenda Patnaude, of Bridge City; husband, Larry Copeland, of Orange; children, Josh Copeland and wife Kora, of Houston and Courtnie White and husband Dereck, of Vidor; granddaughter, Adisen White and soon expecting two more grandchildren Ella White and Ford Copeland into the family; sisters, Teri Ridley, of Bon Weir and Kim Reeves, of Bridge City and her brother, Chip Patnaude, of Sulphur, La.
Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Alsop, Jake Miles, Tim Reeves, Tony Miller, Dereck White and Joshua Copeland.