Abbie Lee Garner Capps, age 97 of La Grange, formerly of Burkesville, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at The Richwood Nursing Home in LaGrange.
Abbie was born on April 9, 1915, in Cumberland County, to the late Willie and Bertha Poindexter Garner. She was a retired employee of the Oldham County Board of Education and was a Christian and of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Norma Flowers; two granddaughters, Debera Flowers and Theresa Capps Thompson;and one daughter-in-law, Shirley Capps.
Survivors include her four sons, Clarence Larry Capps of Pineville, Ralph Capps and his wife Betty of Lebanon Junction, and Chattin Capps and Keith Capps both of LaGrange; one daughter, Faye Swanner and her husband Larry of LaGrange; one brother, Billy Frank Garner of Burkesville; one sister, Madine Wright and her husband Herbert of Indianapolis, Ind.; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was Friday at 11 a.m. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, with burial in the Modoc Cemetery.
Visitation was from 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville.
Obituary is a courtesy to the Capps family from the Brooks family and the Brooks-Durham Funeral Home.