LilliebelleKapperman 96 formerly of OaklandCity, IN. entered rest on Saturday April 28, 2012
at Meadows Manor East in Terre Haute, IN.
She was born 20 February 1916 to Ada Mae McDowell and
James Henry Williams of Gibson County, IN. She is the granddaughter of George and Laura Ellen
Hutchinson McDowell and AmbroseJesse and Matilda
She grew up on a small farm
along what is now the Texas Eastern Road ,Oakland City.
Her siblings having all
preceded her in death are: Huey Williams, Elzenia Bottoms, Elvenia
and Otho Williams.
On June 19, 1937 she married Carl Raymond Kapperman
of Chandler, IN who preceded her in death on July 17, 1980.
She attended FranciscoHigh
School, LockyearBusinessSchool, worked for White Swan Laundry in Evansville and Sears & Roebuck in Evansville, eventually retiring to the old family homestead in OaklandCity where she was born. Lilliebelle
was an avid gardener and quilter, whose many beautiful quilts are treasured
heirlooms for her family.
Surviving son; Gary Ray
(Nancy Regina Wood) Kapperman formerly of Terre
Haute, now of Spring Hill, Florida; four grandchildren: Raymond Scott (Leiann Henderson)Kapperman, Terre
Haute; Barrett Gibson (Sherry Davies) Kapperman,
Bloomington, IN; Devlin Neil Kapperman of Brazil, IN;
Regina Noel Kapperman (Mark Alan) May of Noblesville, IN; she also has five great-grandchildren: Sarah Lynn,
Raymond Andrew, Adam Scott, Sophia Belle Kapperman
and Hayden Lucas
May.Lilliebelle was a faithful and devoted wife, mother and
grandmother and will be greatly missed. May God grant her eternal rest.
Services will be Tuesday May 1, 2012 at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel with
burial in ForsytheCemetery. Rev. Charles Gipson will be officiating.
Visitation will be from 2:00
until services on Tuesday.