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Carol Lee Capps


Carol Lee Capps died Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Purcell, at the age of 78 years 4 months 23 days. Memorial Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.

Carol was born September 17, 1941 in Norfolk, Virginia, to M.C. and Teresa Lee (Duke) Capps. She was raised in Oklahoma City, graduating from US Grant High School in 1959.

Throughout her life, Carol did volunteer work with the Gene Walker Community Resource Center, Cleveland County Aging Service, Christmas Store and other non-profit organizations. Carol always wanted to help those in need.

In her later years, she had the love and passion to sing and host Karaoke at social events. Carol loved spending time with her family and friends playing games and hosting dinners. She also enjoyed feeding the birds, OU football, fishing and traveling when she could. Carol was a long term member of the Moose Lodge and was of the Baptist faith.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, M.C. and Lee Capps; her sister, Lorellie Capps; her brothers, Wayne “Skip” Capps and Ronnie Capps.

Survivors include her daughter, Cathy Conner of Sulphur; her sons, Tim Coats of Oklahoma City and Shawn Harp and wife, Amber, of Norman; granddaughter, Shannon Murphy of Washington, Okla.; grandson, Currin Harp of Norman; granddaughter, Kaylee Harp of Norman; great-grandsons, Dylon Wheeler and Ethan Vasquez of Washington, Okla.; her brother, Earl Capps and wife, Marquita; and many other relatives and friends.