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Edwards Funeral Home

201 North 12th Street, Fort Smith, AR

OBITUARY

Dorothy Caperton

June 22, 1927January 8, 2020
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Dorothy Caperton, 92, of Fort Smith passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at Willard Walker Hospice Center in Fayetteville, AR. She was born in Fort Smith to James and Clover Ingram. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Smith. Dorothy was a “life-time” ball-room dancer at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, was a member of the Sparks Guild, and was a Mary-Kay Cosmetics Consultant.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Caperton; her parents; and one sister. She is survived by three daughters, Sammie Perceful, Jammie McClure and husband Bill, and Leisha Burford. She is also survived by four grandkids, Dustin Perceful, Gabe Roberts, Emmie Thomas, and Ellie Glidewell; and seven great-grandchildren, Mollie, Claire, Olivia, Lynnlee, Sawyer, Sam, and Paxton.

Funeral will be at 10:00 Saturday, January 11th at Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Smith. Visitation will be from 4-6 Friday, January 10th at Edwards Funeral Home. There will be a private family burial at a later date.

Pallbearers will be Dustin Perceful, Gabe Roberts, Nick Glidewell, Derrick Thomas, Bill McClure, and Steve Knight. Junior Pallbearers will be Sawyer Thomas, Paxton Perceful, and Samuel Roberts.

Honorary Pallbearers are the “Elite Eight.” Donnie Pendergraft, Ruth Kaundart, Mary Kay Henson, Marilyn Law, Sally Gean, Ethel Long, and Helen Lanier.

Her family would like to thank Grace at Home (the Purple Girls), and the wonderful staff at Butterfield Independent Living.

In lieu of flowers, Dorothy would be honored to know donations were made to either the Community Rescue Mission or The Gregory Kistler Treatment Center.

Online condolences may be sent to www.edwardsfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Sam Caperton, Husband (deceased)
  • Sammie Perceful, Daughter
  • Jammie McClure and husband Bill, Daughter
  • Leisha Burford., Daughter
  • James and Clover Ingram, Parents (deceased)
  • Dustin Perceful, Grandchild
  • Gabe Roberts, Grandchild
  • Emmie Thomas, Grandchild
  • Ellie Glidewell, Grandchild
  • Mollie, Claire, Olivia, Lynnlee, Sawyer, Sam, and Paxton., Great Grandchildren
  • Dorothy was also preceded in death by her one sister
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Dustin Perceful, Active Pallbearer
  • Gabe Roberts, Active Pallbearer
  • Nick Glidewell, Active Pallbearer
  • Derrick Thomas, Active Pallbearer
  • Bill McClure, Active Pallbearer
  • Steve Knight, Active Pallbearer
  • Sawyer Thomas, Junior Pallbearer
  • Paxton Perceful, Junior Pallbearer
  • Samuel Roberts, Junior Pallbearer
  • Donnie Pendergraft, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Ruth Kaundart, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mary Kay Henson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Marilyn Law, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Sally Gean, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Ethel Long, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Helen Lanier, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 10, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 11, 2020

Memories

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Dale Conley

January 9, 2020

Just wanted to pass along my thoughts and prayers for the Caperton family at your time of loss.🙏🏻❤️

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Biography

Dorothy Caperton, 92, of Fort Smith passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at Willard Walker Hospice Center in Fayetteville, AR. She was born in Fort Smith to James and Clover Ingram. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Smith. Dorothy was a “life-time” ball-room dancer at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, was a member of the Sparks Guild, and was a Mary-Kay Cosmetics Consultant.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Caperton; her parents; and one sister. She is survived by three daughters, Sammie Perceful, Jammie McClure and husband Bill, and Leisha Burford. She is also survived by four grandkids, Dustin Perceful, Gabe Roberts, Emmie Thomas, and Ellie Glidewell; and seven great-grandchildren, Mollie, Claire, Olivia, Lynnlee, Sawyer, Sam, and Paxton.

Funeral will be at 10:00 Saturday, January 11th at Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Smith. Visitation will be from 4-6 Friday, January 10th at Edwards Funeral Home. There will be a private family burial at a later date.

Pallbearers will be Dustin Perceful, Gabe Roberts, Nick Glidewell, Derrick Thomas, Bill McClure, and Steve Knight. Junior Pallbearers will be Sawyer Thomas, Paxton Perceful, and Samuel Roberts.

Honorary Pallbearers are the “Elite Eight.” Donnie Pendergraft, Ruth Kaundart, Mary Kay Henson, Marilyn Law, Sally Gean, Ethel Long, and Helen Lanier.

Her family would like to thank Grace at Home (the Purple Girls), and the wonderful staff at Butterfield Independent Living.

In lieu of flowers, Dorothy would be honored to know donations were made to either the Community Rescue Mission or The Gregory Kistler Treatment Center.

Online condolences may be sent to www.edwardsfuneralhome.com