Ruby Joyce Copeland

November 17, 1940 ~ November 10, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Ruby Copeland Obituary

Ruby Joyce Copeland, 82, of Paoli, Indiana passed away Friday, November 10, 2023 in Paoli, IN.  She was born November 17, 1940 in Chicago, IL to Roy H and Abbie M Maupin Walls.

She was preceded in death by parents, son Eric Copeland, grandsons Kye Dabney and Triston Copeland, brother Mark Walls and sisters Shelby and Melba Walls.

She graduated with the Paoli High School class of 1958.

She was previously married to Phillip E Copeland, the father of her children.

She was a member of Paoli Wesleyan Church, Paoli Red Hat Society, and Orange County Homemakers.

She retired from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department as a 911 Administrator after working there for many years.

Ruby enjoyed baking and was an avid gardener, with her home always having the prettiest flowers on the block.  She liked to bowl and play softball in her younger years.  Ruby was a kind soul, always thinking and doing for others.



Philip Todd Copeland                         Paoli, IN

Christopher Chad Copeland                 Paoli, IN


Angie Lynn Copeland                         Paoli, IN

Jennifer Garland Copeland                 Paoli, IN


Larry (Alice) Walls                             Paoli, IN


Jewel Donna (Richard) Clark              Paoli, IN

Also surviving Ruby are ten grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and many friends.


Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at Dillman Scott Funeral Home, 226 West Campbell Street, Paoli, In 47454 with Lyndel Manship officiating.  Interment will follow in the Paoli Community Cemetery, Paoli, IN.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 from 2:00-7:00 PM and from 9:00 AM Wednesday, November 15, 2023 until the time of service at 1:00 PM also at the funeral home.

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November 14, 2023

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

Funeral Service
November 15, 2023

1:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454


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