Captola Andrew

July 16, 1917 - July 3, 2008

Captola Conner Andrew, age 90, of 510 S. Carter St., Whitewright, Texas passed away, Thursday, July 3, 2008 at her home surrounded by her loving family after a lengthy battle with lung disease. Mrs. Andrew was born on in Pilot Grove in Southeast Grayson County, the daughter of the late Arthur Lee Conner and Fannie Sumner Conner. On July 18, 1936 she married J. W. Andrew in Pilot Grove, Texas. He preceded her in death on July 3, 1992. She was a homemaker all of her life and a member of the Pilot Grove Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Connie L. Andrew of the home; a daughter, Joan Andrew West of Currituck, NC; a sister, Martha Jo Marler of Rockwall, Texas; a brother, L. V. Conner and his wife Ruth, of Arnold, Nebraska; sisters-in-law, Edith Conner of Texarkana, Texas, Cathrin Conner of Borger, Texas, Alice Conner of Arnold, Nebraska and Frances McCormick of Leonard, Texas. Also surviving are 3 grandchildren; Pamela West of Currituck, NC, Jason Andrew and wife Angela of Whitewright, and Jill Andrew of Denison; 4 great-grandchildren, Kolby Jace Andrew, Bree Andrew, Jayden Andrew, Clara Captola Andrew and Alexis Jennings and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Donovan “Red” Conner, J. B. Conner and Billy Ray Conner. The family will receive friends, Sunday, July 6, 2008 from 7-8pm at Earnheart Chapel in Whitewright. Graveside services will be held Monday, July 7, 2008 at 11:00am at Pilot Grove Cemetery. Officiating the service will be Rev. Rodney Stanford. A special thanks to the entire staff at Sher-Den Home Health of Sherman for the wonderful care given during her long illness and also to the Hospice Center of Sherman for your care and concern. You treated her as if she were your own mother and for this, the family is most grateful. Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the Hospice Center of Sherman, 2001 Skyline Dr., Suite A-115, Sherman, TX 75090 or to the donors favorite charity. Rest in peace Mom; you are forever in our hearts.

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I will always remember our long conversations thru the years. It was my pleasure to assist you,Captola. You truly were one of my best friends. I will miss you. Love, Paula Paula L. Allen, July 8, 2008 You are in our thoughts and prayers. Michelle & Mason Loyd, July 7, 2008 Connie, Jill, Jason & Angie: I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. If there is anything you need, please don't hesistate to ask. Captola was a sweet lady and will be greatly missed! Billie Jo Ulmer, July 7, 2008