Gloria Mae Caine-Follis

  • Born: June 24, 1926
  • Died: June 27, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Covington Knolls

8325 Covington Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Gloria Mae Caine-Follis, 93, passed away peacefully of June 27, 2019 surrounded by loving family. Mae was born June 24, 1926 in Rome, GA to George and Delia (Branson) York. She and her twin brother Stanley were the oldest of 10 children. She spent her childhood in Bell Co. Kentucky, moving to Ft. Wayne in 1955. Mae was employed as a waitress first with Azars and then various restaurants in the city before retiring. She was known for her fashionable styles, quick wit, and never taking life seriously. She was truly a princess. She survived and will dearly be missed by her daughter Carolyn (Phillip) Harding, sons Charles (Claudia) Capps, and Rick (Sharlyn) Capps. Six grandchildren – Cindy, Carrie, Josh, Jordan, Gerrod and Noah. Also surviving are 13 great-grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, and a host of step children and step grandchildren. Surviving are sisters Jean (Bob) Breidert, Mary Lee Zell, Wanda McCue and brothers Earl (Betty) York and Kenneth York. Mae also was a special Aunt to so many nieces and nephews too numerous to name whom shall miss her dearly. She was preceded in death and has reunited with son Michael, granddaughter Christina, great granddaughter Celia, sister Helen Gilbert, brothers Stanley, Willard and Charlie York and lastly husbands Earnest Capps, Harold Caine and Ned Follis.

Funeral services will be 7:30 PM, Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home – Covington Knolls, 8325 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Pastor Gary Green will officiate the service. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 1:00 until 3:00 PM & 6:00 until 7:30 PM at the funeral home. In Lieu of Flowers, the family requests all memorials to Northridge Baptist Church 1300 E Cook Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Online guest book at www.domccombandsons.com