Death Notices

Doris Adcock Walsworth
September 26, 1934 – December 22, 2021

walsworthFuneral services for Mrs. Doris Walsworth, age 87, of Quitman were heldTuesday, December 28, 2021, at Hodge Baptist Church in Hodge, LA with Rev. Norris Curry and Rev. Keith Thomas officiating. Burial followed in Quitman Cemetery in Quitman, LA under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Walsworth passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021. Visitation will be held from 12:30 PM, Tuesday until time of service at the church. Doris was an active member of Hodge Baptist Church. She worked as a postal clerk in Hodge for many years. She was still active as bookkeeper for the Bear Creek Water System upon passing. Over the years, she developed and cherished many relationships within the community.

Doris is preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Carl; her two sons, Bobby and (infant) Randy; her parents, Henry and Lurline Adcock; her brothers, Stanley and Royce; her sister, Jeanie Jordan.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Terry, and his wife, Alece; granddaughters, Jessica Sims and her husband, Drew; Beth Freeman, Doris’ sister, Pat Vail; great grandchildren, Madelyn Freeman, Case Sims, Luke Sims; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers for the service were Len Adcock, Kerry Jordan, Ricky Howard, Robbie Howard, Roy Scoggins, Todd Scoggins, Scott Adcock, Mike Walsworth, Bubba Walsworth, Donny Jordan and Bruce Adcock. To leave an online memorial message for the family, please visit

Freddie Joe Capps
June 26, 1942 – December 26, 2021

cappsMr. Freddie Joe Capps, age 79 of Chatham, was escorted through the portals of heaven December 26, 2021. Mr. Capps was a faithful member of the Chatham Methodist Church who volunteered at the Chatham Food Bank for many years and then later at the North East Louisiana Food Bank. He served many years as Treasurer of the men’s club and thoroughly loved spending time outdoors with his hunting, fishing and just enjoying God’s creation. He was very family centered and loved spending time with his family. He was strongly opinionated and would freely share it. He was a Braves fan and always had a pocket knife in his pocket. He will be greatly missed.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Doris Fay Capps; children, Freddie Joe Capps, II, Kristi Capps Emanus & John, John Harvey Capps & Caroline; grandchildren, Mallory Emanus, Kourtney Emanus, Amelia Emanus; great grandchild, Anastasia Farris; sister, Freida Peel & Danny; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mr. Capps was preceded in death by his parents, Fred Jewel and Jonny Mae (Nalley) Capps.

Friends may visit with the family 4:00pm ~ 7:00pm Wednesday, December 29 at the Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel. A memorial service will be held 11:00am Thursday at the Chatham Community Church in Chatham with Rev. Lala Ball officiating.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to:

The Food Bank
of Northeast Louisiana
4600 Central Avenue
Monroe, LA 71203

Phone: (318) 322-3567
Fax: (318) 322-1620

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