She was born in Ducktown, Tenn., to the late Marcus and Dragie Kilpatrick. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her son, Jeffery C. Coffey; brother, Charles Kilpatrick; and sister, Bonnie Raper.
She had a passion for cooking and a love for others that reflected in the care that she provided for the elderly.
Survivors include husband of 42 years, Ross M. Capps; sons: James Coffey (Shelia) of Chattanooga, Steven Coffey (Charlsie) of Cleveland, and Chandler Capps of Marion; daughters: Toni Aultman (Larry) of Adamsville, Ala. and Felecia McClure (Benji) of Marion; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Ducktown with the Rev. Terry Gladson officiating.
Interment will take place directly afterwards at Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Asheville Mortuary Services in Asheville, N.C., is in charge of the arrangements.
An online registry can be found at ashevillemortuary services.com.