Stephanie Annette Coppedge, the 37-year-old daughter of Mary and Archer Coppedge, died at her home in Athens on Jan. 16, 2020. She will be missed by her sister, Chenoa, and her brothers, Archer II, Chris and Josh and their families; her life partner, David Lusk; and special friend, Betty Carolyn Ward. Her Aunt Mary and Uncle Earl Powel and Aunt Debbie and Uncle Bill were quite special to Stephanie. She was a proud aunt to Leslie and Maggie, Sarah, Abby and D.J., Savanah, Lexis, William, Wyatt and Alana, and D’Andre and Tallulah. Stephanie was born in Knoxville on May 1, 1982. She was of the Christian faith and grew up in the United Methodist Church. Stephanie graduated in 2001 from the Twenty-First Century Academy in Chattanooga. She enjoyed crafts, writing and listening to music in her spare time. Stephanie’s Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 3 p.m. in the Athens Chapel of Companion Funeral Home, located at 400 S. White Street in Athens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Haven House in Stephanie’s memory. Those can be sent to Haven House, Inc., P.O. Box 134, Alcoa, TN 37701 or online at https://havenhousetn.z2systems.com/npo/clients/havenhouseth/doation/jsp Share a memory of Stephanie and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist her family with these arrangements.
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