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.


Shamburger, Wanda

Williams, Eddie Maurice

Smith, Melvin


Wanda Shamburger, 64, passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Eddie Maurice Williams, 76, of Hixson, died on Saturday, May 23, 2020. He was born on July 31, 1943, to the late Maurice Raymond and Mildred Beatrice Williams. Mr. Williams attended Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Melvin Smith, Sr., 81, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)



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Williams, Eddie Maurice

Eddie Maurice Williams, 76, of Hixson, died on Saturday, May 23, 2020. He was born on July 31, 1943, to the late Maurice Raymond and Mildred Beatrice Williams. Mr. Williams attended Chattanooga Church. He was retired from Ferro. He enjoyed antique cars, playing pool, and woodworking. He was a member of the Alhambra and Dade County Shrine clubs dune buggy division. Survivors ... (click for more)

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