Lyvette Pate Capps

Lyvette Pate Capps, age 74 of Murfreesboro, TN, passed away Saturday April 22, 2017.

A Native of Island, KY, she was the daughter of the late Sam and Elmyra Brown Pate.

Mrs. Capps was also preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Ronald "Ron" Earl Capps, a son, Ronald Troy Capps, a grandson, Ryan Capps, and three brothers, Wendell, Lavon, and Carl Wayne Pate.

Mrs. Capps is survived by a son, Bryan Capps and his wife Sherry of Rockvale, TN; daughters, Robin Hoefflin and her husband Ken of Louisville, KY, and Beth Carney and her husband Michael of Murfreesboro, TN; sister, Beverly McRoy of Owensboro, KY; grandchildren, Sydney, Dalton, and Micaiah Capps, Jason, and Jacob Hoefflin; daughter in law, Dana Capps of Louisville, KY.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel with Rev. Curt Wagoner officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with Jason, Jacob, and Ken Hoefflin, Dalton and Bryan Capps, and Mike Carney serving as pallbearers.

Mrs. Capps was a faithful member of the Riverdale Baptist Church. The family would like to thank the nurses, Tina Sanders, Daniella Fontus, Rebecca Moran, and Diane Butler for the love and care they gave to Mrs. Capps.

An online guestbook for the Capps family is available at

Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151.