Nina VanDorn, 94, of Hendersonville, NC, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at the Laurels of Hendersonville.
Born in Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Haskel Osteen and Ludeth Susan Ledbetter Osteen. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Leo Capps, Sr.; brothers, Haskel A. ìBertî Osteen and C. Harold Osteen; and sister, Margaret Lamonaco.
Before returning to Hendersonville, she had resided in New York for 30 years and Hawaii for 22 years. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her loving family, two sons, John Leo Capps, Jr. of Flat Rock and Theodore “Ted” Capps of Hendersonville; two grandsons, Barry Capps and wife, Christina, and Todd Capps and wife, Rhonda; three granddaughters, Gail Pennell and husband, Bill; Carol Smith and husband, Tim; and Cathy Edney and husband, David; brother, David G. Osteen of Greensboro; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, including her special niece, Carol Politi of New York.
Her family will have a private celebration of her life.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.