Lois "Sis"'s Story
Lois "Sis" Hall Kappes, 9,1 of Hitchins, went to be with her Lord, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at her residence, following an extended illness.
Lois was born May 22, 1925, in Hitchins, a daughter of the late Estill "Grit" and Nada Wallace Hall.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Kappes; one son, Kevin Douglas Kappes; and one sister, Betty Johnson.
She was a retired school teacher with Carter County School System, attended Hitchins Wesleyan Church, was a member of the Hitchins Homemakers and a graduate of Morehead State University. Lois was a very community minded person, being one of the founding members of the Hitchins Community Center and instrumental in the development of the Hitchins Volunteer Fire department and bringing city water to Hitchins.
Her survivors include two daughters, Jilda McDavid of Grayson and Shelley (Jack) Davis of Hitchins; one sister, Margaret Ann Adams of Willard; four grandchildren, Theresa (Chris) Dobbins, Jason (Tiersa) Davis, Brad (Erica) McDavid and Megan (Marshall) Tyson; 10 great-grandchildren, Tristan, Samuel, Kendall, Abigail, Charlotte, Natalie, Holden, Madelyn, Maddox and Marshall Jr.; special caregivers, Koneta Littleton and Melissa Stewart; and a special friend whom was more like a sister, Helen LeMaster.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2017, at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Denver Prater and Keith Kappes officiating. Entombment will be in East Carter County Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Brad McDavid, Jason Davis, Tristan Burton, Samuel Burton, Greg Shaffer and David Bush. Honorary pallbearers will be David Johnson, Mike Adams, Tim Littleton, Chris Dobbins and Marshall Tyson.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Carter County Christian Academy, P.O. Box 490, Grayson KY 41143.
Condolences may be sent to malonefuneralhome.com.
Published on May 3, 2017