Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Jane Foster Kappes, 88, will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, July 30, 2012, in the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, Springhill, with Chaplain William "Buster" Bailey officiating. Interment will follow in Old Sarepta Cemetery, Sarepta under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.
Visitation will be held Sunday, July 29, 2012 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Kappes, long time resident of this area, was born on Oct. 17, 1923 to Sidney and Kate Clark Foster in Stamps, Arkansas and passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at her home in Springhill. She was a member of the Baptist faith, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her husband of 15 years, Robert F. Kappes; daughters, Mereleen Brown and husband, Bobby of Elm Grove, Bobbie Morgan of Bossier City and Shirley Austin and husband, Randy of Jamestown; son, Roger Tindall of Bossier City; brother, A.W. Foster and wife, Mavis of Springhill; 16 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Kappes was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilbur J. Tindall; son, Charles Ray Howard; two grandchildren; six brothers; and three sisters.
Pallbearers will be Tim Vance, Mike Vance, Jimmy Curry, Ricky Vowell, Cody Darst, Joe Pease, Chase Vise, Corey Vise, Cade Bumgardner, Brad Pye and Wesley Dison.
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