Genevieve "Jean" Cape

April 25, 1929June 14, 2014

Genevieve "Jean" Cape, 85, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, in a local care center.

She was a native of Texas and had been a resident of Moss Bluff for 25 years, moving from Iowa, Louisiana. Jean was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed watching wrestling and the dirt track races, and also enjoyed crafting. She attended Gateway Church of God and Westlake Church of God. She did a great deal of volunteer work in the community. Jean had worked for many years for CARC providing care and relief to caregivers.

Survivors include her children, Steve Cape and wife, Vickie of Moss Bluff, Charles Herbert Cape, Jr. of Wichita, Kansas, and Sherry Cape Marchand of New Braunfels, Texas; two siblings, Stephen Marchand, Jr. and Martha Calloway; six grandchildren, Charles Herbert Cape, III, Janie Cape, Sarah Cape, Ricky Cape, Sarajean Cape, and Christopher Brian Schroeder; and two great-grandchildren, Mason Kyle Schroeder and Camryn Reese Schroeder. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Herbert Cape, Sr; a son, Ricky Allen Cape; and a grandson, Bradley Kyle Schroeder.

A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, in Gateway Church of God in Moss Bluff. The Revs. Richard Rials and Richard Watson will officiate. The family will receive friends following the memorial service. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you do a good deed for someone else (paying it forward - buying a lunch, washing a car, cooking a meal, etc.) and tagging Steve Cape on Facebook with "your story". Let the person know that the work was done in Jean Cape's memory.


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Genevieve "Jean" Cape

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June 16, 2014

Your mom lived a good life of giving to others leaving sweet memories for you and your brother. What a blessing. May the Lord comfort you with these thoughts in the coming days.
Love you
Terry and Brenda Underwood

Cindy Cape

June 16, 2014

I am very sadden to hear of your mother's passing. She will be missed. You were lucky to have as much time with her as you did.
My deepest condolences,

your cousin,
Cindy Cape