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Obituary: Vernell Capehart, Mount Ida


Vernell Capehart “Mama Part”, 87, of Mt. Ida, Arkansas, passed away July 16, 2016.

She was born April 26, 1929, in Point Cedar, Arkansas, to the late Charles Wesley and Essie Lillie (Spann) Skates. Vernell was a member of Apostolic Faith Tabernacle in Pearcy, Arkansas, for 27 years.

Survivors include daughters, Lanell Yeaman (Hank) of Mt. Ida, Jean Capehart (Karen Zimmerman) of Little Rock; brother, Omar Skates (Janell) of Pearcy; sister, Reba Gasaway (Jerry) of Mounds, Oklahoma; grandchildren, David Castleberry (Pam), April Witt (David); eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

A celebration of Vernell’s life will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at Apostolic Faith Tabernacle with Rev. Dennis Anderson and Rev. Bob Fruen oficiating.

Burial will follow at Wesleyan Cemetery in Point Cedar.

Guests may register at www.caruth-hale.com.

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