GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) Long time Greenbrier resident, Jamie Kopulos has died, she was 26.
Kopulos’ body was found Monday night in a ditch located on Hudson Road near Pineywood Acres Drive in Madison Tennessee. MAP Kopulos had not been seen since the night of Aug. 16 after leaving work at Steak ‘n Shake on Myatt Drive. The Steak ‘n Shake sits just over six miles from where her body was found. (Distance MAP) Kopulos was most recently living with her grandmother in Madison.
Police said an autopsy did not show any signs of trauma related to foul play and as of Thursday afternoon Kopulos’ cause of death remains unknown.
Detectives are trying to retrace Kopulos steps after she left work on the 16th. On Wednesday police released photos of two men (pictured left) that witnesses say she left with on the 16th.
According to our news partners at WSMV News 4, since the release of the photos, the man on the left has come forward and provided more clues but police are still eager to hear from anyone with information about Kopulos’ whereabouts after 9 p.m. on Aug. 16. Madison Precinct Investigators can be reached at 615-880-3311.
Smokey Barn News first spoke to Jamie’s mother, Lisa Kopulos, on Tuesday morning shortly after she heard that a body had been discovered just a few miles from where Jamie worked. She was waiting for fingerprint results to find out if it was Jamie. Family and friends were devastated when they learned that it was indeed Jamie.
According to her mother, Jamie was born in Springfield at the Jesse Holman Jones hospital and attended Greenbrier schools.
“Jamie Ann was a loving daughter and devoted loving mother of her four children, ages 4 to 8. She was so full of love to her family and friends. Her light shined so brightly to those who knew her, everyonefell in love with Jamie.
“Jamie will be deeply missed beyond all comprehension. She is now with her big brother Jimmy Kopulos who recently left us last November. Despite her struggles, Jamie was so much more than her past mistakes and she now served God daily.
“I believe everyone would agree that there’s nothing she wouldn’t graciously do for family, friends, or any persons in need. We know she’s in a better place in the arms of our loving heavenly Father.
Rest in peace our beautiful loving daughter and Beautiful soul… To the moon and back …..always Love….We love you.. We miss you .. Until we meet again … Love ya …..See ya….Bye!!!”
“This tragedy was so, far-unforeseen… Jamie worked for Steak n shake and did not have life insurance. We as parents are still struggling with the tragic loss of our oldest son and now the devastating loss of our oldest daughter. Thank YOU in advance. Any donation for Jamie Ann’s burial (big or small) is greatly appreciated.” Lisa Kopulos (Mother)
Donations can be made at any Austin & Bell Funeral Home, or a Go-Fund-Me-Page has been set up by Austin & Bell CLICK HERE TO DONATE.