Ronda Melissa "Misty" Copeland Henderson



Sumter, SC ……. Ronda Melissa "Misty" Copeland Henderson, age 44, died on Monday, May 14, 2018 at her residence.

Born in Sumter, she was the daughter of the late Henry Wesley Copeland and Judy Ard Copeland. She enjoyed traveling to the beach and spending time with her family.

Surviving are two sons, Michael Welch, Jr. and William David Ard; one daughter, Jinna Henderson; two step-sons, Josh Henderson and Joe Henderson all of Sumter; three grandchildren, Cooper Welch, Landon Henderson and Emmette Henderson.

In addition to her parents, a brother, Wesley Copeland and a cousin, Shaunda Ard, preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.