Ben Linley Capps
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Ben Linley Capps, 85, formerly of Beeville, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.

He was preceded in death by six brothers and one sister.

Survivors include his wife, Albina (Horky) Capps of Stockdale; sons, Larry (Lynn) Capps of Copperas Cove, Johnny (Pam) Capps of Cameron and Mike (Diane) Capps of La Vernia; daughters, Shirley (Steve) Dixon of Sheridan, Joan Chesshir of Beeville, Teresa (Jimmy) Wright of Stockdale and Lisa Capps of Stockdale; a sister, Beth Medlin of Baytown; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held Monday, Nov. 21, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Finch Funeral Chapel in Stockdale. A rosary was recited following visitation.

The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 o’clock Tuesday morning, Nov. 22, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Stockdale with Father Dennis Jarzombek officiating. Interment followed at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Beeville at 3 p.m.

Pallbearers were Ben Hester, Lucas Wright, Lance Wright, Lyle Wright, Michael Joseph Capps, Jake Dixon and Josh Dixon.

Honorary pallbearers were Randy Capps, Steve Capps, Jimmy Wright, Steve Dixon, Jack Freiley, Andrey Ostrovskiy, Michael Latham, Joe Gary Wright, Phil Wright, Bill Miller and Alan Patterson.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, P.O. Box 535, Stockdale, TX 78160. An online guestbook may be signed at

Arrangements were under the direction of Finch Funeral Chapel LLC, Stockdale.
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