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Frances (Searcy) Capell

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Frances (Searcy) Capell Obituary
HENDERSONVILLE-Frances Searcy Capell, 80, of Hendersonville, NC went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Charleston, SC surrounded by her loving children.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeter Pritchard Searcy Sr. and Pauline Marlowe Searcy, her husband Rev. Luther Capell, a grandson, Eric Baker, three brothers, Jeter Pritchard Searcy Jr., Yates Searcy and Johnny Searcy and a sister, June Wright.
Her life's calling was to be a Godly wife to her husband and to provide a stable loving home to her children. Her greatest achievement was the investment of time, wisdom, compassion, selfless love and presence she made in her children's lives, in the lives of her grandchildren and in the lives of her great grandchildren.
She and Luther helped build Mountain View Baptist Church, Zion Hill Baptist Church and Kings Grove Baptist Church. She was a current and active member of Kings Grove Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher. She had been faithfully and passionately working in church for over 60 years.
Frances and her husband owned and operated Lazy Boy Travel Park.
She is survived by a son, Reverend Phillip Capell and wife Pam of Hendersonville; four daughters, Dale Bailey and Husband Claxton of Hendersonville, Miriam Capell of Hendersonville, Karen Hughes and husband Joe of Waynesville and Michelle Capell and her wife Heather of Asheville; seven grandchildren, Rene Kesinger, Jamie Lambert, Nicole Blair, Kelly Alexander, Cole McMurray, William Lucas Capell and Marley Capell; eleven great-grandchildren, Lexi Roberson, Cody Roberson, Ashley Roberson, Jacob Baker, Taya Lambert, Tori Lambert, Sawyer Lambert, Austin Alexander, Norah Alexander, Emma Jane Talbert and Beckham Blair; a sister, Anne Laughter and her husband Clarence; a brother, Jim Searcy and his wife Marie and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2:30 pm Sunday at King's Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Phillip Capell, Rev. Buddy Mullinax and Rev. Lloyd Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday night from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at King's Grove Baptist Church and at other times, they will be at the home.
Flowers are appropriate and donations may be made to the King's Grove Baptist Church Building Fund at: 130 Lazy Boy Lane, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
Published in The Times-News on July 18, 2014
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