Capers, Caroline

Saturday, September 14, 2019
Caroline Capers
Caroline Capers

Caroline Capers “Little Texas” Mason, 71, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at her residence.  

She was a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.  

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mattie Capers; brother, Reverend Dr. John H. Capers, Jr.; and sister, Laura Ann Capers Stevenson.  Survivors include her son, Pauelle “Paul” D. Capers; friends, Gloria Noble, Deborah Davis, The Whole Davis Family, Linda Colquitt of Knoxville, and Sylvia Clayborne of Kentucky; a host of family, friends, and neighbors.  

A memorial service will be on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Michael McMurray as the eulogist.

Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.


Mynatt, Eleanor

Payne, Nancy Arlene

Ryan, Richard Allen “Dick”


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Richard Allen “Dick” Ryan, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away on February 13, 2020 in a Cleveland hospital. Dick was born on June 19, 1952 in Chattanooga and spent his early years in Ooltewah. ... (click for more)




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