The following transcription was submitted by Dave Copenhaver of Monongahela, PA for inclusion at the Genealogy in Washington Co., PA web site in December 1999.
GRACE M. CARSON OBITUARY - 1855-1932
Mrs. Copenhaver Died Saturday At Coal Center
Funeral services for Mrs. Grace Copenhaver, 77, who died Saturday at the home of her son, Lawrence W. Copenhaver in Coal Center, were conducted Monday afternoon at two-thirty o'clock at the place of death. Dr. Thomas G. Hicks, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church was the officiating clergyman. Interment was made in Howe's Cemetery.
Mrs. Copenhaver has been in failing health for some time. She was particularly well known here having been a resident of the vicinity for the past twenty-seven years. She was a member of the California M. E. church and the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by two sons, Lawrence W. Copenhaver of Coal Center and Hubert L. Copenhaver of California; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Copenhaver, California and Mrs. Christina Gibson, Charleston W. Va.; and two brothers, William Carson, Charleroi and David Carson of Charleston.
Another son, Eldridge M. Copenhaver, former California burgess, died over a year ago.