Gloria Mae Caine-Follis

  • 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


Condolence & Memory Journal

Mae will be greatly missed but I believe there is already a party going on in Heaven. Willard playing guitar,singing and Mae dancing.

Posted by Dianna - Fort Wayne, IN   July 02, 2019


I am so sad to learn of your mother's passing. She was a great gal and always made me laugh. I will pray that God will bless and keep her.

Jim Ryan

Posted by Jim Ryan - Hilton Head Island, SC - Friend   June 30, 2019

Rick and Sharlyn,
So sorry for your loss. I'm super glad I was able to meet Mae a couple times. The stories you have are terrific and the memories will be wonderful. You will be entertained forever with memories of Mae!! Love you Both and all the Kids too. --Jody Perry

Posted by A friend   June 30, 2019

So sorry to hear about Mae she was a very nice lady ! Sending Prayers to the family

Posted by vickie Ward. Goblirsch - Fort Wayne, IN - Family Friend   June 30, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Love and prayers for the family.

Posted by Joyce Cooper - West Alexandria, OH - Family   June 29, 2019

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