Salima Capers, age 42, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 10th 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. She was the daughter of Gloria Capers and Rene Johnson. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was raised in New Jersey and Florida. Salima Capers was an adventurer and thrill seeker enjoying daring hobbies including motorcycling, skiing, scuba diving, roller skating, RTV riding, hiking, track & field and camping. Salima was an intellectual, modern philosopher, problem solver, and entrepreneur. She was a mentor and leader to many young men and women and maintained all those relationships until the day she passed. Her latest passion was learning different languages. Her contagious smile and laughter will be part of loving memories.
Salima Capers is survived by her sisters Aswadah Winkler, Aisha Davis, Reyna Zemel and Sharazade Abdul Quddus. She is also survived by her brother Hamza Davis. 3 nieces, 3 nephews, Aunts, Uncles and countless cousins. Family meant the world to her and as a good friend, you became part of her family.
She was a true trailblazer and always a woman of her word. Her journey to becoming a better version of herself led her towards a discovery of life's true mysteries. Her energy will truly be missed. We will continue to live in her memory through our family and friends. We love you forever, until we meet again.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm, with the memorial service at 3:30 pm at Dobbs Funeral Home located at 430 N. Kirkman Road, Orlando FL 32811 with Pastor Thomas Hensley officiating. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Salima Capers please call the funeral home at 407-578-7720. The service will be streamed.