Born: 26 July 1924         Henry #:

Died:  17 Dec 2006, Commerce at age 82.   Resided:Sulpher Springs HopkinsCo. TX

SULPHUR SPRINGS — Funeral services for Willadene Caperton, 82, of Cumby were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Jones-Walker Funeral Home in Commerce with Rev. Johnnie Henderson officiating. Interment followed in Rosemound Cemetery. Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home of Sulphur Springs was in charge of arrangements.

Willadene Caperton died in the evening on Dec. 17, 2006, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Commerce, on July 26, 1924, the daughter of James and Alpha Yarborough Wallace. She married Shelby Caperton; he preceded her in death in 1997. Mrs. Caperton was a retired receptionist from the City of Dallas and was a member of First Baptist Church in Commerce.

She was the recipient of the City of Dallas User Friendly Award 1992, Dallas District Office, United States Department of Justice Award, Immigration and Naturalization.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Source: The Commerce Journal, Greenville, TX