(WOODLAND) Graveside services for Ellawees C. Roper, 86, of Woodland will be Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at 2:45 p.m. at Gray Hill Church of God Cemetery with Sis. Carolyn Hanner, Ed Mitchum, and Keenan Moon officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Friday before services begin.

Mrs. Roper died Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Clay County Nursing Home in Ashland.

A Woodland native, Mrs. Roper was born March 20, 1933, the daughter of W.O. and Clem Bowen Carr. She was a member of Standing Rock Church of God and a retired seamstress from Lamar Manufacturing Co.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Cumbee of Woodland; two grandchildren, Cindy Braswell (Derrick) of Woodland and Kelly Cannon (Brad) of Newnan, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Jesse Braswell, Savannah Braswell, Shyan Braswell and Zoey Cannon; four sisters, Sara Baker of Verona, Miss., Doris Andrews and Dicie Gosdin, both of Roanoke, and Darlene Templeton of Ft. Walton, Fla.; and special friend, Rebecca Rainwater. Mrs. Roper was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Johnnie Roper; sister, Doty Dutton; and two brothers, Russell Carr and Edwin Carr.

Pallbearers will be Jason Templeton, Derrick Braswell, Brad Cannon, Ed Mitchum, Keenan Moon, Tony Richardson and Andy Bailey.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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