Elizabeth “Betty” Tipler Capps, 88, passed away on January 14, 2023. Betty was born on March 2, 1934, in Grand Junction, TN, to R.S. and Ida Knox Tipler. She graduated from Grand Junction High School, attended Union University in Jackson, TN, and on June 19, 1953, married George Edward Capps, Jr. Together they had three children: Paul, Linda and John. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother and homemaker, a dedicated member of her church, a Sunday School teacher, and a selfless volunteer in her church and community. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a grandson, Andrew Capps. In addition to her children, she is survived by her grandchildren Stephanie Capps Stern (William), Knox Bloodworth (April), and Will Bloodworth, her daughter-in-law Nancy B. Capps, and her much loved cousins Joan T. Penn of Pickens, SC, and Becky T. Todd of Humboldt, TN.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to Grand Junction First Baptist Church, 134 Washington Avenue, Grand Junction, TN 38039. The family would like to thank the truly wonderful caregivers at The Villages of Murfreesboro and Shalom Hospice of Tennessee.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2023, at 1:00 pm at Grand Junction Cemetery, Grand Junction, TN. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, January 20, 2023, at Judson Baptist Church, 4900 Franklin Road, Nashville, TN, 37220