Glen Capo

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91, of Beaumont was born December 5, 1923 in Madisonville, Texas to Kirk E. and Martha (Tuck) Bullard and passed away May 27, 2015 in Silsbee, Texas. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the Jozye Cemetery in Madisonville, Texas with military honors by the US Marine Corps. Visitation will be Friday evening from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home in Beaumont. Following graduation from high school in Madisonville, Glen attended Beauty School to become a licensed beautician. She worked as a beautician with her two older sisters in Bryan / College Station. After WWII began, she decided to support the war effort by training as a machinist and began working for Hughes Tool and Die in Houston, Texas. Wanting to further support her country during this national emergency, she enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on October 28, 1943. She proudly served her country, along with three of her brothers, until being honorably discharged on November 27, 1945 as a Corporal. Glen was a devoted member of Woodland Baptist Church and the Senior Adult Sunday School Class. She was a talented seamstress, crafter and a wonderful cook who possessed a determination and can do attitude about so many things in life … except driving. Though not always easy, her life was filled with a deep love of her country, her family, her church and … Madisonville. She was blessed with all that truly matters. She is survived by her children,Coleen and John Everitt, Cheryl and Wayne Koenig, Chuck and Laura Capo, Mike & Lisa Capo, Kirk and Vonda Capo; grandchildren, Alaina and Aaron Gilbrech, Jason and Lorie Everitt, Brian and Casey Everitt, Kelli and John Potthoff, Corey Koenig, Matthew Capo, Jacy Robb, Jamie Capo, James and Kelsey Eshliman, Amanda and Lou Robinette, Kelsey Capo, Jordan Capo, Jacob Capo; great grandchildren,Brooklyn Everitt, McKynlie Everitt, Madilyn Everitt, Erin & Emma Potthoff, Bradyn Robinette, Jacey Eshliman. Special thanks to the staff of Silsbee Oaks for their wonderful care, Reverend Jim Sliger (her Jarhead marine preacher), the members of the Senior Adult Sunday School Class and most especially, Dorothy and Tim Edgar for their very special ministry and friendship. Friends who wish may direct memorial contributions to Woodland Baptist Church, 1806 W. Lucas, Beaumont, Texas 77706.

Funeral Home
Claybar-Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home & Cemetery
1155 N 11Th St
Beaumont, TX 77702
(409) 892-3456
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 29, 2015
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