April 2, 2024
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April 2, 2024
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April 2, 2024

Louise Bryant Capps, 85, of Morganton, NC passed away on Friday, March 29, 2024. She was born on October 8, 1938 in Buncombe County to the late Handy Bryant and Laura Trantham Bryant. Louise was a member of McDowell Independent Presbyterian Church where she was a faithful church goer her whole life. She enjoyed working puzzles, baking and eating chocolate. Louise loved her family very much. Her favorite holiday was Christmas.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Capps; one brother; eight sisters; and granddaughter, Felicia Duckett.

Louise is survived by her daughters, Linda McDade (Chuck) and Rosalie Allen (Joe); son, James Duckett (Donna); grandchildren, Vicki Hollifield, Jessica Lane and Jason Duckett; four great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1-2pm on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at McDowell Independent Presbyterian Church. The funeral service will begin at 2pm in the church with Rev. Dennis Carswell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Linda, Rosie and family, I am so sorry that we will not be able to attend the funeral. We will be thinking about you all and praying that God will be with you and supply all your needs. You know we love you and hope you can come up soon. Love you, Joyce

—Joyce Bryant
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Rosie, Joe and to the entire family, I’m sorry for your loss! May our wonderful Lord grant you comfort at this time. Prayers for you all!

—Dale Lynch

Rosie, We were blessed to have known your Mother!! May God comfort you'all. Ken and Sharon

—Ken and Sharon Allen

Linda, Rosalie, and James, we are sorry to hear about your loss of Lousie. She was a wonderful friend. We rode many miles together to Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. Elmer took her for her first ride in our airplane which She enjoyed so much. She will be missed so much and our memories will be in our hearts forever. May God be with you through this trial.

—Brenda and Elmer Justice

Linda,Rosalie, and James, So sorry to hear about Louise. She was a good woman. All the family is in my thoughts and prayers.

—Kay McCracken

You were one of the kindest ladies I've ever know. I will miss our talks. Love you. Donna

—Donna L Cook
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I will always have the memories. Forever in my heart. I love you mom. James

—James Duckett
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Grandma I miss you so bad. I will always have your kind words and advice in my heart. Seems everything I see reminds me of you in someway. I have peace knowing you are in heaven with Jesus and the father God. You are singing and dancing with all your family before. It still will not be easy without you, but continue to look over me as you always did. I love you and I will miss you forever .

—Vicki Hollifield
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Me and the boys miss you so much granny💕 until we meet again, watch over us. We love you forever & always!

—Makalya Rogers

Linda,Rosalee, and James, So very sorry to hear of your loss of Louise. She was a fine lady and friend. Shared some fun times when you guys lived on Newfound. She loved her family so much. Memories are the thing to hang on the most. You’ll be in my thoughts and prayers

—Melinda Morgan