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Sarah Elizabeth Kopazy

Jerseyville | Sunday, April 18 2010

Sarah Elizabeth Kophazy, 28, of Jerseyville, died unexpectedly at 10:15 a.m, Sunday, April 18, 2010 in the emergency room at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton.

She was born in Effingham on Aug.14, 1981, the daughter of Kenneth & Anita (Paslay) Kophazy.

She graduated from Jersey Community High School, and was the very proud mother of her son, Ebin Zain Kophazy.

In addition to Ebin, she is survived by her mother & step father, Anita & Michael Howard of Godfrey; two brothers, Jason Kophazy of Meadowbrook and Daniel Kophazy of Godfrey; her grandfather, Dale Paslay of Cottage Hills; a niece and nephew, Hannah and Justin Kophazy; her best friends, Molly Hutchens and Beth Petit both of Jerseyville; aunts & uncles, Ralph & Marsha Paslay of Bethalto, RJ & Janet Paslay of Winchester, Wayne & Alice Shelton of Bethalto, Fred Kophazy of Vandalia, Stacey & Sharon Brown of Ramsey; in addition to many cousins & friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Kophazy in 2009; her grandmothers, Mary Paslay in 2006 and Mary Kophazy in 1993.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday.

Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.

The family would appreciate memorials in lieu of flowers & plants.  Those memorials may be given to the family in care of Crawford Funeral Home.

Sarah,  We will miss your bright spark of life and the individual spice you so eloquently displayed.


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Crawford Funeral Home

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