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Donna Jane Hughes Copen passed away on December 10, 2017, at the age of 89. She was residing at Villa Springfield after a year of failing health. She represented the fourth generation of Hughes' that lived in and around Springfield, Ohio. (Lewis B. Hughes came to Springfield around 1877.) She was born on April 6th, 1928 in German Twp, Clark Co. to Lulu Mae (Taborn) and Garner Leroy Hughes. As an only child, she spent her youth in Lawrenceville and graduated from Lawrenceville High School in 1946. In 1946, she married Hubert Copen Jr., of Springfield. She lived in Springfield all of her adult life. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her employment included assistant in doctors' offices and ward secretary at Mercy Medical Center Springfield. She is preceded in death by her father Garner Leroy Hughes in 1963, her mother Lulu Mae Taborn Hughes McKee in 2006 and her husband Hubert Copen Jr. in 2006. Survivors include three children; Larry G. Copen (Bonnie Sue), Rebecca L. Copen, Ronald A. Copen (Connie), and four grandchildren; Alexandria Page (Sean), Jeremy Copen, Jennifer Faust (Andrew), and Nathan Copen (Haley), and numerous great-grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. Visitation will be from 12-1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in the Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.


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Visitation

Friday

15

Dec

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Celebration Of Life

Friday

15

Dec

1:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

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