The Fort Scott Tribune - Monitor
Monday, November 9, 1925

Invalid For Several Years Died At 114 North
Little Street at 9 A.M. - Funeral Tuesday

Mrs. Grace May Capps, wife of T.J. Capps, of 114 N. Little St., passed peacefully away at 9:05 o'clock this morning. Friends and neighbors have been constantly at her bedside for the past ten days. Mrs. Capps had been an invalid for ten years suffering from a complication, and for the past year had been failing.

She was born in Watertown, N.Y., January 10th, 1874. She was aged 54 years, 9 months and 29 days. Left to mourn are three sons, Ralph L., Arthur V., and Earl, all of Fort Scott.

Mrs. Capps was a member of the First M.E. church, and of the Knights and Ladies of Security.

The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. from the First M.E. church conducted by Rev. G.H. Parkinson. Burial in Maple Grove cemetery. The pallbearers will be from the K.L. of Security.

The Fort Scott Tribune - Monitor
Wednesday, November 11, 1925

Impressive Service Conducted By Dr. Parkinson at Methodist Church In Maple Grove.

The funeral services fro Mrs. Grace Capps, was largely attended by friends and neighbors at the First Methodist Church, Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The casket was surrounded by a profusion of very beautiful flowers, choice chrysanthemums, roses, and large wreaths. A large pillow of pink roses was inscribed, "Mother", another family wreath was marked "At Rest", a crescent from the Express Company employees, a wreath from the B. of R.C.; a wreath of Asters from the Standard Advertising Company, and a spray from printing department, Standard Advertising Company; white mums from the Eagles lodge, and others.

Rev. Parkinson read the 90th and 23rd Psalms. He spoke of the beauty of God's plan of Life and Death. We may find beauty, where we seek, even in the earth.

As this earth is beautiful, we know Heaven will be even more so. Mrs. Capps' sweet character and patience during her long sickness, will be long remembered by those nearest and dearest.

Mrs. Nuck Berry, Miss Fern Mathis, Mr. Theo Fenlon and Mr. Harry McMains, accompanied by Mrs. A.B. Konantz, sang, "Jesus, Lover Of My Soul", "Shall We Gather At The River", and "Beautiful Life".

The interment was made in the family lot at Maple Grove cemetery. The pallbearers were Geo. Gauggel, Geo. Hemmerling, G.E. Spencer, John Lotterer, Clarence Armour and Frank Austman.

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