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Julia Paschall Capps

SoVaNow.com / April 18, 2017

Julia “Judy” Paschall Capps, widow of John Weldon Capps, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the age of 86.

She was born in Warren County, N.C., on May 9, 1930 to the late Cassie Faulkner and Charlie Price Paschall. Judy worked at Burlington Industries for 48 years before her retirement in 1997. Her last job assignment was a floor leader in the burling and mending department.

She was a member of the Woodmen of the World and a member of Clarksville Baptist Church.

Mrs. Capps is survived by sisters, Mamie Wilkins of Stem, N.C., Pannie Kirchmier of Clarksville, and Faye Anderson of Hampstead, N.C., and a brother, Ray Paschall of Richmond.

A funeral was held Saturday, April 15 at 2 p.m. at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home, with burial in Oakhurst Cemetery. Rev. Dr. Gregory Randall conducted the service.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to Sentara Meadowview Terrace, PO Box 1600, Clarksville, VA 23927 with a memo note for the "Ipod Fund". 

Arrangements are by Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.

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