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Mary Elaine Capps

April 21, 1931 ~ October 13, 2019 (age 88)



Mary E. (Green) Capps of Jerome, Idaho passed away October 13, 2019 in Jerome. She was born in Menan, Idaho April 21, 1931 to Dennis and Harriett (Poole) Green. She graduated from Midway High School in 1949. She married Glen Capps August 5, 1948 in Menan and on February 21, 1964 their marriage was solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They were blessed with six children, Jo Elaine, Dennis Glen, Michael John, Kathryn Susan, David Clive and Brian Roger.

Mary was a full-time homemaker, managing her large family plus her brother-in-law, Doug Capps, and nephews, Brad Capps, Randy Hobley and Steven Hobley, and Dan Massey. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many callings in the primary, young women, and Relief Society.

Those who preceded her in death were her husband, Glen in 2006; her parents; sister, Grace; and brothers, Von, Lew, and Edgar.

She is survived by her sister, Annette Peterson; daughters, Jo (Larry) Glassett and Kathy (Kent) Bartholomew; sons, Dennis (Sandra) Capps; Mike (Jill) Capps; David (Charlene) Capps; and Brian (Ranae) Capps; 31 grandchildren and 96 great grandchildren with two more soon to come.

The family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to Creekside Care Center in Jerome and their incredible and loving staff for the love, wonderful care and compassion they provided for our mother. We also thank Hospice Visions for their timely care.

A viewing will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Friday, October 18, 2019 at Farnsworth Mortuary, 1343 S Lincoln Ave, Jerome. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 50 E 100 S, Jerome. Graveside dedication will conclude at Jerome Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, we invite you to donate to any organization that researches help for mental health, dementia, and Alzheimer’s.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Mary’s memorial webpage at

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October 18, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Farnsworth Mortuary
1343 S. Lincoln
Jerome , Idaho 83338

Funeral Service
October 19, 2019

2:00 PM
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Jerome
50 E 100 S
Jerome, ID 83338

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