Clara Rebecca Young was born on 20 Feb 1930 in Westville, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Barney Young and Mary Jane Clyburn Young.
Clara Rebecca Young was counted in the census on 03 Apr 1930 in Westville, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 1 month-old, female, single, white, granddaughter. Also in the home was her grandfather, Steve S. Clyburn; her grandmother, Lizzie R Clyburn; her aunt, Enda Clyburn; Henry; her uncle, Henry F Clyburn; and her mother, Maryjane Clyburn.
Rebecca C Young was counted in the census on 11 Apr 1940 in Flat Rock, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 9 year-old, female, single, white, niece. Also in the home was her uncle, Henry F Clyburn; her aunt, Verna C Clyburn; her grandmother, Lizzie P Clyburn; her father, Barna H Young; her mother, Mary J. Clyburn; and her sister, Bobby J Young.
When she was 19, she married Edward James Copeland Jr on 12 Sep 1949 in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.
She died on 30 Jan 2020 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA.
Rebecca Young Eaton of Spartenburg, South Carolina | 1930 – 2020 | Obituary
Rebecca Y. Eaton, 89, of Spartanburg, SC, died Thursday, January 30, 2020. She was born in Westville, SC, the daughter of the late Barney Young and Mary Jane Clyburn Young. Services for Rebecca were private.
Rebecca, widow of Amos W. Eaton, and her first husband, Edward James Copeland, Jr., was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Rebecca attended Winthrop College and was an active member of Fountain Inn Baptist Church for over 20 years, and some of many activities included, member of the Church choir, soloist, director of the children’s choir and her involvement in bible study groups. She was also a member of the Music Club and member and past president of the Fountain Inn Garden Club. Rebecca was a caring mother, daughter and grandmother. She will be remembered for her love of gardening, reading, time at the beach, enjoyment of nature and caring for others.
Rebecca is survived by her sons, Jimmy Copeland (Jackie) of West Jefferson, NC, Stephen Copeland (Nan) of Murphy, NC and Joe Copeland (Cindy) of Aiken, SC; daughter, Becky Witwer (Jeff) of Camden; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Jean Nutting of Hickory, NC; step-children, Mary Hunter Basden and Cary Eaton; and close family friend, Liberty Mathis.
Rebecca was predeceased by her daughter, Sharon Webb.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.