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Sammye Capps Reagan
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 • Posted July 11, 2013

Sammye Jeanine Capps Reagan originally from Mason County, went to be with the Lord on July 7, 2013, in Rockport, Texas. Born in Fredonia, Texas, on February 21, 1929, to Floyd and Alma Capps of Mason County, she lived a full and complete life full of love, laughing and enjoying all of her MANY friends and family.

Sammye attended Abilene Christian College and was a proud member of the Delta Theta Sorority. Sammye had many passions. First and foremost was her family. She doted on her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. What a blessing she was to all that knew her. In her later years she was her youngest granddaughters “Granny Nanny” and lived with their family until her health begin declining.

Secondly was her church activities. Sammye was active in the Episcopal Church. She was an active member of the Daughters of the King, an Altar Guild member and a Lay reader. The Cursillo movement was also a passion and she served on several teams and sponsored many candidates on the three day life changing event. She was active in the South Texas Cowbelles/Cattlewomen and served as Secretary and President from 1981-1984. In addition, she served as Recording Secretary, State Beef Cook off Chairman and 1st Vice President and president elect of the Texas Cattlewomen. She served on the board of the American National Cattlewomen in 1984. In 1986 she traveled the state promoting the NEW Beef Check off program for the Texas Beef Industry Council.

Sammye is preceded in death by her husband, Rocky Reagan Jr., parents, Floyd and Alma Capps, her brother and sister-Dorothy Nell Capps Anderson and JB Capps and great nephews, Aaron Anderson and Sean Capps. Survivors include Son, Brad Westberry of Ingleside, Daughter, Barbye Moon of Tilden, Daughter in Law Pat Dorn Westberry and Son in law John Moon. Five Grandchildren, Dusty Cross and wife Sandy, Seth Cross, Brandy Hampton and husband Chase, Kaycee Westberry, Reagan Moon and three Great Grandchildren, Koltan, Courtney and Harlee Hampton. She is also survived by her sister in law, Dorothy Saunders Capps, two nephews, Wynn Anderson and Randy Capps and 1 Niece, Janis Capps Banner and her two precious cousins, Tess Ann Hawkins and Ricky Hall and enumerable friends that called her family.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 14th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Helena’s Episcopal Church in Boerne.

Honorary Pall Bearers will be, Wynn Anderson, Ricky Hall, Koltan Hampton, Chase Hampton, Kendall White and Johnny Canavan.

In lieu of flowers the family would like for you all to consider becoming a donor and signing a donor card. You may also donate to the many charities and organizations that were passions of Sammye’s. (St. Helena’s Episcopal Church Youth Mission, South Texas Cattlewomen, or San Antonio Livestock Exposition Scholarship Fund, Lighthouse Hospice-Corpus Christi).

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