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Hoyt E. Coppage

January 25, 1927 — November 30, 2010

Hoyt E. Coppage, 83, of Hahira, died Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at South Georgia Medical Center. He was born in Hahira, GA on January 25, 1927 to the late Gordon Lee and Willie Ozella Cowart Coppage. Mr. Coppage was the retired owner and operator of Valdosta Hardware and Mill Supply and worked at Martin McLane Funeral Home in Hahira. He was a member of the Hahira United Methodist Church, served in the United States Army during World War II, a member of the American Legion and the Hahira Volunteer Fire Department.

Mr. Coppage is survived by his wife, Virginia Bryan Coppage of Hahira, three daughters and two sons in law, Lisa Coppage of San Diego, CA, Roselyn and Wade Allen of Hahira, Jennifer and Lee Pittman of San Antonio, TX, three sons and three daughters in law, deRon and Carin Coppage of Hahira, Phillip and Sandy Coppage of Highlands, NC, Jeff and Harriette Coppage of Mayday, one step daughter, Cynthia Johnson of Tifton, three step sons and two step daughters in law, Michael Spurlock of Jensen Beach, FL, Lee and Leanna Bryan of Hahira and Glenn and Tammy Bryan of Lakeland, FL, 23 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn Shepherd Coppage, his second wife, Victoria Spurlock Coppage, four brothers, Johnnie Coppage, Roy Coppage, Slater Coppage and Ray Coppage, two sisters, Lucille Martin and Ruth Hall.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 3, 2010 at two p. m. at the Hahira United Methodist Church with Reverend Ken Morgan officiating. He will be placed in the church at one p. m. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery. The family will receive friends from six until eight p. m. Thursday at the Martin McLane Funeral Home in Hahira. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Hahira United Methodist Church or to your favorite charity. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Martin McLane Funeral Home, Hahira, GA.

Funeral Home:
Martin/McLane Funeral Home
401 S. Church Street
Hahira, GA
US 31632

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Thursday, December 2, 2010

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Friday, December 3, 2010

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