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Edna Ruth Capps

Edna Ruth (Streit) Capps, 93 of Vernon, Texas, died on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Vernon, Texas.Services were held Friday, Nov, 1, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Wilbarger Street Church of Christ with Sid Beebe offi ciating. Interment was held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.Ruth was born Sunday, April 18, 1926 in Vernon, Texas. She was the daughter of the late George Streit and the late Lena Kahl Streit. She married Harley Duane Capps on Sept. 7, 1947 in Lockett, Texas. He preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 2007. She was a life time resident of Wilbarger County. She was a graduate of Five-In-One High School. She enjoyed antiques, working in her yard, and helping to raise cattle and horses. She was a member of the Teacher Retirement Association and Five-In-One Ex-Student Association. She was a member of Wilbarger Street Church of Christ. Ruth is survived by her daughter, Harletta Carthel and husband Dan of Gruver, Texas; her son Marshall Capps of Crowell, Texas; four grandsons Justin Carthel of Gruver, Dr. Kade Carthel and wife Dr. Courtney Carthel of Amarillo, Samuel Capps of San Diego, Calif., and John Capps and wife Aubry of Fredericksburg, Va.; two granddaughters Kiki Brabham (PA) and husband Dr. Dave Brabham and Rachel Presley and husband Josh Presley of Bath, Maine; six great grandchildren Harlie, Skyla and Levi Brabham, Eli and Harper Carthel and Capp Carthel. She is also survived by 21 nieces and nephews.Visitation was held Thursday at Sullivan Funeral Home. Memorials can be made to Wilbarger St. Church of Christ, Boys Ranch or Tipton Children Home. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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