Coplea Apr 28, 2021 Apr 28, 2021 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Bethel A. Coplea, age 96, of Gibson City, formerly of Kankakee, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021 at the Gibson Hospital Annex in Gibson City. She was born October 5, 1924 in Essex Township, the daughter of James & Hazel (Huber) King. Bethel married Wayne W. R. Coplea on February 27, 1943 in Mineral Wells, TX. He preceded her in death in 1958. She was a longtime parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Goodrich and a former parishioner of St. Rose Catholic Church in Kankakee. Surviving are three sons and three daughters-in-law, Wayne J. & Judy Coplea of Cary, NC, Marty & Lois Coplea of Tucson, AZ, and Don & Sandra Coplea of Phoenix, AZ; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Beth & Gerry Donley of Athens, AL and Lorrie & Glen Robinson of Birmingham, AL; ten grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and one sister, Gladys Peters of Clifton. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the 11 a.m. funeral service on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home in Kankakee. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Kankakee. Memorials may be made to Gibson Hospital Annex in Gibson City, IL. Please sign her guestbook at www.clancygernon.com. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Latest News Bond Set at $75,000 for Car Thief Troutman Trek - 90 Year Old Walks for Childhood Cancer HCUSD2 School Board Applauded for Decision Prizes for Summer Book Club Red Cross Blood Drive July 20 Jayden “Pawses” to Beautify Our World Area 4th of July Events Kankakee Co. Bats Test Positive for Rabies Latest e-Edition Herscher Pilot Herscher Pilot Most Popular Articles Images Videos Commented ArticlesHCUSD2 School Board Applauded for DecisionBond Set at $75,000 for Car ThiefTroutman Trek - 90 Year Old Walks for Childhood CancerRed Cross Blood Drive July 20Kankakee Co. Bats Test Positive for RabiesJayden “Pawses” to Beautify Our WorldPrizes for Summer Book Club Images VideosSorry, there are no recent results for popular videos. CommentedSorry, there are no recent results for popular commented articles.