Catherine McCall Capps, 91, of Hendersonville passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Cherry Springs Village. She was a lifelong resident of Henderson County and a daughter of the late Calvin and Hattie Staton McCall. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Lillian Pace and brothers, Edward and James McCall.
Mrs. Capps was employed with Grey Hosiery Mill until its closure and General Electric. She was a former member of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, charter member of Kings Grove Baptist Church and a present member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. She was an active member of her church, Sunday school teacher, VBS teacher and a member of the choir. She made and sold crafts and produce at The Curb Market in Hendersonville for many years.
Survivors include her loving husband of 73 years, Leland (Buck) Capps; daughter, Barbara Rhodes and her husband Marvin of Hendersonville, son, Larry D. Capps and his wife Deborah of Wilmington; grandchildren, Derrick Rhodes, Angie Wise, Detra Burleson, Lance and Dustin Capps; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Friday, March 21, 2014 in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Taylor officiating and Rev. Tony Hall assisting. Burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 pm, prior to the service in the chapel.
Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life at 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2557 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or a charity of your choice.
Capps family, So sorry for your loss.We knew Catherine for many years.Our thoughts and prayers to all the family. Joe & Marilyn Thompson.Sharon & Tommy King
Death leaves a heartache that on one can heal.
Love leaves a memory that no one can steal.
We worked with Mr.and Mrs,Capps for a number of years at G.E They were great people to work with and a pleasure to know.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Uncle Buck, Barbara, and Larry and the family. We loved Aunt Catherine very much and we will miss her. We know she is in a much better place and out of pain. Love Shelia & Stanley