Dorothy Copeland Patrick was born February 16, 1941, in Birmingham , Alabama, to the late Fred and Annie Copeland.
She attended Birmingham City Schools. She received Christ at an early age in Groveland Baptist Church in Woodland. Later in life, she united with Greater Gospel Truth Church of God, where she was a faithful member.
She finished her race on December 23, 2018.
She leaves to cherish her memories six children: Cynthia (Ricky) Irving, Annie Stoudemire, Maurice (Kathy) Coleman, Willie (Vanetta) Leonard, Fred (Rose) Coleman, Valerie Jones; eleven grandchildren (two of which are deceased); eighteen great grands; one sister: Peggy Kelly; one sister-in-law: Jane Copeland; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.