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Dee Capps, 73, of Wilmington, N.C., passed away, on July 14, 2016.

Dee was born April 23, 1943 ,in Asheboro, N.C., to the late John Dixon Elmore and Sara Brown Elmore.

Dee Capps
                  Dee Capps

Dee cherished her family and nothing made her happier than spending time with them during the holidays, special occasions or just because. She truly was a warm and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed by many.

Survivors include her loving husband of 53 years and best friend, Tom Capps; one daughter, Tonnya West (David), of Wilmington, N.C.; one son, Tommy Capps (Angie) of Wilmington, N.C.; and four grandchildren, Emily Capps, Emorri West, Coleman Capps and Daton West.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016, at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, 3915 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, N.C. Fellowship with the family will immediately follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wilmington Hospice Care Center, 1406 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.