Laura Lynn Copenbarger, 53, of Blue Mound passed away at 8:53p.m. on Friday, November 25, 2016 at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital ER. She was born on January 25, 1963 in Springfield, the daughter of Buel and Flora (Bartlett) Morgan. She married David A. Copenbarger on October 22, 1983 in Mt. Auburn. She loved horseback riding and was a member of Prairie Trail Riders. She loved all kinds of animals, especially her horses and her two golden retrievers. She enjoyed being outdoors, especially on the lake, kayaking and boating, and spending time with her girls and family. She had a passion for life, loved others selflessly and had the best sense of humor. Those around her were sure to be laughing.

Along with her husband, Dave Copenbarger of Blue Mound, Laura is survived by her daughters: Allison Vance (Nick) of San Antonio, Texas, and Erica Copenbarger of Charleston, IL; siblings: Mike Morgan of Blue Mound, Stephen Morgan (Linda) of Grayville, Rob Morgan of Mt. Auburn, and Cheri Davis (Mark) of Stillman Valley; nephews: Chris Copenbarger (Gina), Sean Davis, Aaron Davis, and Brandon Davis (Jennifer). She was preceded in death by her parents, beloved aunt: Rose Morgan and nephew: Rusty Morgan.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 1, 2016 at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery, Niantic. Visitation will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 30 at the funeral home. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Laura, or condolences to the family, may be left online at

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