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Allen Cape, 73, Cookeville, TN, Adair native (1942-2016)

He was a native of Adair County, KY, a member of a respected Adair County family. He was he son of the late Lawrence & Maggie Wright Cape. His wife of 51 years, Patricia Scott Cape, survives. He leaves 10 direct living descendants and two step descendants. He was a truck driver for Northshores Central Illinois Freight in Chicago and later became a self-employed truck driver.
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Allen Cape, 73, of Cookeville, TN, formerly of Adair County, died Sunday, June 5, 2016 at Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville, TN.

The funeral service will be Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Scott Ezell & Bro. Ralph Hadley officiating Burial in Burchett Cemetery in Cundiff Visitation will be after 9amCT, Saturday, June 11, 2016. Casket Bearers : Ronnie Burchett, Phillip Burchett, Glen Cape, Ron Worfel, Tony Phillips, Wayne Nelson



Allen Cape, 73, Cookeville, TN, Adair native (1942-2016)

He was born December 6, 1942, in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Lawrence & Maggie Wright Cape. He died Sunday, June 5 2016, in Cookeville, Putnam County, TN, at the age of 73 years, five months, and 29 days.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Elsie Paris, Ruth Corbin, May Coffey & Leatha Cape; and three other infant siblings.

He was a truck driver for Northshores Central Illinois Freight in Chicago and later became a self-employed truck driver.

Survivors Include:

  • His wife of 51 years: Patricia Scott Cape of Cookeville, TN

  • Three sons: Ricky (Ramona) Cape of Louisville, KY; and Mark & Craig (Lora) Cape all of Cookeville, TN

  • One brother: Donald (Bessie) Cape of Shepherdsville, KY

  • Two sisters: Faye Wert of Shepherdsville & Wanda (Charles) Reidlinger of Orland Park, IL
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  • Six grandchildren: Stephanie, Shaun, Alicia, Allen, Ashley & Matthew Cape

  • Two step-grandchildren: Jennifer & Robbie French

  • One great-grandchild: Kaos

  • Several other relatives and friends
Send condolences to the family of Allen Cape

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.



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