Monday, June 17, 2013

Otis Lynn Kilpatrick Caperton

Mrs. Otis Lynn Kilpatrick Caperton, born in Noxapater, Mississippi, on October 31, 1920, went to be at home with the Lord on June 17, 2013. She was married to Ralph G. Caperton, who preceded her in death in 1998. They made their home in Louisville since 1946.
She is survived by her son, Richard Ralph “Dickie” Caperton and his wife, Martha, and her daughter, Edna Joy Caperton Prisock and her husband, Judge Ed Prisock; grandchildren - Nora Gay Caperton Hendrix and husband, Scott; Roger Caperton and wife, Jennie; Jessica Prisock Madison and husband, Zachary; and Robert Prisock; great grandchildren - Sidney and Hoyt Hendrix, and David, Hayes, Ben and Cole Caperton, all of Louisville. She was looking forward to the approaching birth of her great granddaughter, Mary Grace Madison. Otis is also survived by her siblings: Bessie Joy Wall, Rebecca Becton, and Bill Kilpatrick. Also preceding her in death were her parents, Roger and Bessie Pollard Kilpatrick; and siblings Pollard Kilpatrick, Dr. T. R. Kilpatrick, Jr. and Emma Haze Kilpatrick.
Otis has been a member of First United Methodist Church in Louisville for 67 years. She has served God in many capacities in the church during these years. Her generosity, hospitality, love and prayers will be missed by all who knew her.
Visitation with the family will be held at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, 6/19, at First United Methodist Church, until the 11:00 funeral hour. Service will be conducted by Pastor Mike Childs with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Service and burial will be under the direction of Porter Funeral Home in Louisville. Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church, P.O. 523, Louisville MS 39339. Psalm 116:15 - “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints”.
Pallbearers will be Roger Caperton, Robert Prisock, Hoyt Hendrix, Zachary Madison, Robert Wall, and Johnny Crowell.