IRENE TOMPKINS CAPPS HEMINGWAY, SC - Irene Tompkins Capps, 86, widow of William M. (Bubber) Capps, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013, at her home in Evergreen, NC. Mrs. Capps was born in Hemingway, SC, a daughter of the late Bert and Florence Matthews Tompkins. She was a retired cosmotologist, a member of Nebo Baptist Church in Brittons Neck, SC, and loved gardening. Surviving are her children, Janice (Edgar Wilson) Blackwell of Evergreen, NC and William "Will" (Anne Sawyer) Capps of Fork, SC; 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three sons, Gregory Lynn, Earl T. and Robert W. Sessions; 6 sisters and 3 brothers. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 25, 2013 in the Morris Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Garden of Devotion Cemetery. The family will receive friends, Tuesday June 25, 2013, at the funeral home from 6:00 till 8:00 PM. Please sign the guestbook at www.morris- funeralhome.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Morning News (Florence, SC).