Madge Capps (1925 - 2014)

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Madge Sandy Capps


Madge Sandy Capps, 88, of Marietta, widow of Mays Capps, died Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

Born in Bolair, WV, she was a daughter of the late U.G. and Nellie Mustoe Sandy.

Mrs. Capps retired from the US Postal Service after 17 years of service. She was a member of Cleveland First Baptist Church for over 72 years, where she was a member of the Faithful Workers Sunday School Class and assisted with Bible School.

Surviving are a daughter, Vivian C. Madden of Marietta; a son, Richard Capps (Kay) of Slater; five grandchildren, Lynn Odom, Jason Dockery, Stephen Dockery, Charles Myers, and Kay Myers; six great grandchildren, Cayce Capps, Madisyn and Ashton Odom, Hailey Dockery, Nigel Williams, and Nikolas Fletcher; three sisters, Shirley Tyree of Mossy, WV, Patricia Rice of Bolair, WV, and Barbara Strickland of Hampton, VA; and two brothers, Larry Sandy of Bolair, WV and Robert Sandy, Richmond, VA.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Rita Capps; and a brother, Bud Sandy.

Visitation will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest. The funeral service will be held Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at Cleveland First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Mountain View Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Cleveland First Baptist Church, PO Box 305, Cleveland, SC 29635.

The family will be at the residence.

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Funeral Home
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Northwest Chapel
6710 White Horse Road Greenville, SC 29611
(864) 294-6415
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Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 23, 2014