A visitation for Virginia Rose “Jitter” Copp, 90, Lawrence will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery. She passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016 at her home.
Virginia was born August 18, 1926 in Lawrence, KS the daughter of Edward and Ida (Blankenship) Dodson.
She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in Lawrence.
She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She loved bingo and attending auctions.
She was a Telephone Operator at the University of Kansas for 23 years until she retired.
She married Lowell Edgar “Dode” Copp June 12, 1949 in Oskaloosa, KS. He preceded her in death April 5, 2007.
Survivors include daughter, Leslie “Sue” Carleen Kerns and husband, Keith, Tuscon, AZ, sons, Dennis Copp and wife, Nancy, Lawrence, David Copp and wife, Marla, Lawrence, Doug Copp, and significant other, Sheila, Lawrence; seven grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, Danny Copp; two brothers, Edward Dodson, Sonny Dodson; and three sisters, Goldie Harmon, Joy Eulich and June Burden.
Memorials may be made in her name to the Lawrence Salvation Army and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.