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Carrol J. Elliott Copeland, born June 30, 1946, passed Monday, March 20, 2023, at age of 76, took her flight home to join her heavenly Father and grandparents, Bennett B. Loy, Lucinda Newport Loy, Jake and Helen Crawford; parents, Warren H. Loy Sr. and Elsie Crawford Loy; sister, Linda Loy; brother. Warren H. Loy Jr.; first husband of 46 years, Eddie Elliott Sr.; daughter, Channa R. Elliott; son, John H. (Johnny) Elliott; along with other family and friends.

Carrol is survived by: Husband of 11 wonderful years, Homer Copeland; son, Eddie L. Elliott Jr., Wesley (Robin) Elliott, John Edward (Christen) Elliott; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and special grandchildren, Marley and Jaxxton Elliott; sister, Joann Davis; brothers, Steve Loy, Ken Loy; special nephew, Rodney (Beth Ann) Loy of Michigan; bonus daughters, Debra Copeland, Connie Harkleroad; and special friend, Mary Sherwood

Carrol worked 10 years as a surgical nurse at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge before retiring to care for sick family members. She enjoyed watching wildlife in her backyard and working word searches and working word puzzles.

Carrol was a strong woman who survived 38 cancer treatments, then contracted COVID, followed by double pneumonia and other health issues.

The family will receive friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home from 5 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

Carrol’s graveside will be held at Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2023.

Pallbearers Eddie Elliott, Wesley Elliott, John Elliott, Matthew Harkleroad, and David Harkleroad.