Janet Lynn Copeland
August 30, 1962 - March 14, 2024

Janet Lynn Copeland, 61 of Currie, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, March 12 th , 2024.

She was born on August 30 th ,1962 in Lumberton North Carolina, to J.B Ivey and Minnie Lucile Klein.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father.

Janet graduated from Lumberton High School followed by obtaining her bachelor’s degree from UNC Pembroke. She started her career at Alamac American knits where she worked for 14 years as a Quality Control Inspector. Janet continued her career as a Customer Service Leader at Sam’s Club in Wilmington, NC where she made longtime friendships with many of her co-workers and customers. When she was not spending her time at work, Janet spent her spare time with Joey caring for their turkeys, chickens, ducks, geese and beagle puppies.

She is survived by her fiancé, Joey Martin Sr; sister: Shirlyn Lepage and husband Jerry; her niece, nephew and great niece;  and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, March 24 th ,2024 at the Gospel Fellowship Holiness Church. Service will begin at 2pm.

Condolences may be made to the family at coastalcremationsnc.com


  • Kaye Posted March 20, 2024 2:49 pm

    My sincere condolences to you Joey , Janet was a sweet soul and she will forever be in my heart. So sorry for your loss, prayers for your comfort in the days ahead.. Kaye Atkinson

  • Sherry DeVane Wise Posted March 21, 2024 7:46 pm

    Joey, I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending lots of love your way.

  • Wayne Wilson Posted March 22, 2024 6:55 am

    Joey I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Wendy Littlefield Posted March 24, 2024 10:39 am

    Joey, we are so very sorry for your loss. Sending our condolences and prayers. We’ve made a donation via ‘plant a tree ‘in her honor from Wendy & Aaron.

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