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Annie Laura Carden Copley

June 22, 1931 April 13, 2019
Annie Laura Carden Copley
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Obituary for Annie Laura Carden Copley

DURHAM – Annie Laura Carden Copley, 87, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. She was born in Durham, the daughter of the late George Floyd Carden and Martha James Carden. In addition to her parents, Ms. Copley was also predeceased by her husband, Alton Lafayette Copley.

Ms. Copley retired from Burlington Industries in 1995 and was a lifelong member of the Summit Church in Durham.

Ms. Copley is survived by her daughters, Becky Fowler, Susan Copley Johnson; son, Tom Copley; grandchildren, Lisa Whitestone and husband Rob, Jonathan Strickland, Laney Copley; great-grandchildren, Justin Whitestone, Adam Whitestone; brother, Eddie Carden and wife Marie; and sister, Barbara Story and husband Mike.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 15th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16th at Clements Funeral Chapel with Rev. Chris Gaynor officiating. Burial will follow in Little River Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the Hematology and Oncology nurses and doctors at the Duke Cancer Center for their care and love towards their mother and family.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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6:00 PM 4/15/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 4/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Little River Presbyterian Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

4211 Little River Church Road
Hurdle Mills, NC 27451

4211 Little River Church Road Hurdle Mills 27451 NC
United States

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