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Velma K. Campbell

August 12, 1924 May 19, 2018
Velma K. Campbell
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Obituary for Velma K. Campbell

Mrs. Velma K. Campbell, age 93 of Rockmart passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at her residence.

She was born in Polk County, GA on August 12, 1924 a daughter of the late Henry Kelley and Annie Mae Jackson Kelley. Mrs. Campbell had lived all of her life in the Rockmart area where she was a member of the New Prospect Baptist Church. She worked for the Goodyear Mill, Loral and at the time of her retirement Lockheed-Martin. Mrs. Campbell loved to cook, sew, go antiquing and most of all taking care of her family. She also spent a great deal of time as a caregiver to her neighbors in their older years.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, William V. Campbell on September 26, 2017 to whom she was married for over 75 years; by a daughter Carolyn Pharo and her husband Ed; and by two sisters: Eloise Burnley and Doris Campbell.

Survivors include a daughter, Ann Stanford and her husband Danny, Rockmart; seven grandchildren: Dean Pharo, April Raper, Gigi Moates, Shea Cagle, Terri Smith, Kasie Wallace and Jodi Stanford; eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandson; a sister, Betty Holder, Marietta.

Private graveside funeral services will be held in Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Jason Purser officiating.

Pallbearers will include: Jerry Campbell, Neely Raper, Jeff Moates, Darrell Cagle, Chris Wallace and Greg Campbell.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial gifts be made in Mrs. Campbell's memory to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66075-8517.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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