Reable J. Copley 1943-2015

Reable J. Keeton Copley, 71, of Flatwoods, KY went to meet her precious Lord and Saviour on Sunday, August 2, 2015, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, KY.

Mrs. Copley was born on October 23, 1943 in Boone County, WV; a daughter of the late Ira and Maude Hatfield Jacobs.  She was also preceded in death by her spouse, William Harold Keeton; brother-in-law, Russell Keeton; step-daughter, Vicki Perry; son-in-law, Troy Bailey, daughter-in-law Pamela Keeton, and a grandson, Adam Keeton.

Mrs. Copley attended Pentecostal Holiness Tabernacle in Flatwoods, KY. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, crocheting, knitting, cooking, candy making, gardening, reading the newspaper, spending time with family and playing with all of her grandbabies, great grandbabies and her dog, Sugar.

She was a retired LPN for Kingsbrook Life Care Center in Ashland, KY, and had worked as a LPN for Heartland of Riverview, Woodland Oaks, and Sunrise Nursing Home.  She had also worked for KDMC in food service.

Mrs. Copley is survived by three daughters:  Sheila (Don) Ours of Rush, KY, Deborah Bailey of Flatwoods, KY, Glenda (Kris) Staggs of Vanceburg, KY; a son, William (Laura) Keeton of Adamsville, TN; four brothers:  Leonard (Carol) Jacobs of Hahira, GA, Leon (Jan) Jacobs of Moundsview, MN, Leroy (Nancy) Jacobs of Greenup, KY, Paul (Connie) Jacobs of Flatwoods, KY; three sisters:  Shirley Keeton of Flatwoods, KY, Freda Shackelford of Yorktown, VA, and Doris (Leonard) Hall of Greenup, KY; twenty three Grandbabies, nineteen Great Grandbabies, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

The funeral will be at 1 PM on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at Pentecostal Holiness Tabernacle in Flatwoods, KY, with Pastor Lloyd L. Bailey and Rev. J.E. Smith officiating.  A private committal service will be held at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, KY.  The visitation will be on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 6 pm until 9 pm at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her honor to the Flatwoods Family Camp P.O. Box 163 Flatwoods, KY 41139. Online condolences may be left at




#3 Kassandra Gray 2016-01-03 20:51
I hadn't seen Reable for many years as I no longer live in the area. I only just learned of her passing. Reable was such a lovely person. She really lit up a room. I liked her very much. I am sorry for your loss. God Bless you, all of her family.
My deepest condolences.
Kassandra (Evans) Gray
#2 Carla L. Pauley 2015-08-05 01:04
Reable you were such a special lady. I'm glad that you was a part of my life. I will miss all the times we shared together laughing and walking the beach and drinking our coffee. I will miss you greatly. I love you Reable. Thank you for all the goodtimes. I'll see you again in Heaven!
#1 Minnie Hemphill 2015-08-04 17:56
Extending sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Reable Copley. So sorry for your loss. Rely on family and friends and most of all our Heavenly Father to move through this difficult time.

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