Ruth Copeland Green

Ruth Copeland Green

December 30, 2022, 93, Pricetown –

Ruth Copeland Green, 93, a resident of the Pricetown community near Mount Olive, passed away Friday evening, December 30, 2022, at home, surrounded by loved ones.

Ms. Green had been employed with Georgia-Pacific Corporation as a security officer.   After her retirement from Georgia-Pacific, she was employed by Wayne County Waste Recycling Centers.  She worshiped with the Mount Olive congregation of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

A service to remember the life of Ms. Green will be Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, followed by a time of visitation with the family.  Presiding will be Aaron Garrett.

Survivors include three of her children, Janice Walker and Rocky Copeland, both of the home, and Rodney Copeland of Ft. White, Fla.; a brother, Edward Wimberly, of Fla.; a sister, Sandy Clark of Live Oak, Fla; 11 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Mertic Wimberly and Samantha Jackson Wimberly; two sons, Anthony Wimberly Copeland, and Ronnie Copeland; and a granddaughter, Tabitha Copeland.