Annie Ruth Bridges Capps, 84, of Zirconia, NC, passed away peacefully at her home on January 12, 2009.
She was born in Gaffney, SC, April 21, 1924 to the late Dexter and Eva Mae Bridges. She was a graduate of Gaffney High School, a retiree from General Electric Company and a member of Cedar Springs Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Doyle Capps. She is survived by her children; a daughter, Peggy Norris and husband Jim of Travelers Rest, SC; a son, Larry Ogle and wife Geneva of Hendersonville, NC; a daughter, Sue Howell and husband Dennis of Hendersonville, NC; a daughter, Shirley Scott and husband Jack of East Flat Rock, NC; a son, Keith Capps and wife Sherri of Gaffney, SC. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Four sisters and a brother, Lula Mae Gragg of Gaffney, SC; Lillian Blanton and husband David of Sumter, SC; Myrtle Jenkins of Spartanburg, SC; Vivian (Robbie) Durham of Shalimar, FL; Howard Bridges and wife Ruby of Sandy Mush, NC.
A funeral will be held at 2:00pm Friday, January 16, 2009 in the chapel at Forest Lawn Mortuary. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Thursday, January 15 at Forest
Lawn Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Four Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28931. The family sends love and heartfelt thanks to the wonderful hospice caregivers.
ìWho can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.î
Proverbs 31:10 & 28
Forest Lawn Mortuary is assisting the family with the arrangements.