March 20, 1923 - July 27, 2012. Myrtle Gertrude Carswell Campbell, 89, born in Noma, Florida , a life resident of Santa Rosa County and widow of J. Lee Campbell. Myrtle was the loving mother of Jim and Vic Campbell and Wanda Campbell Roberts. She found much joy as mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Myrtle was born to Navy Victoria and John Robert Carswell as the 9th of 10 children who are all deceased except one, Amie Carswell Howell Hendrix who resides in Jacksonville. Her siblings were, Malgram, Manual, Cecil, Vera, Onie B., E.W., Amie, Bobby, and R.V. She was a 1941 graduate of Allentown, High School and married J. Lee Campbell in 1944.
She loved children’s ministry and served our Lord in many area churches. Her most loved service was through the Child Evangelism Fellowship.
Myrtle is survived by children, Jim (Lynne Mock) Campbell, Vic (Karen Gatewood) Campbell and Wanda (John) Roberts: Grandchildren (Jim) Benjamin (Holly Stephen), Kevin (Angie Tancer), Daniel. (Vic) Alex. (Wanda) Wesley, Mary Beth (Josh Barrows), Anna (Matt Peden), Naomi (Nathan McIntosh), Matt (fiancee Margaret Spitznagel): and, eight great-grandchildren. Louise (Bobby Carswell), and Frances (Lamar Campbell), are surviving sister-in-laws.
Funeral Service will be 2 PM, Sunday, July 29 , 2012 at Lewis Funeral Home, Pace Chapel with Chaplain David Gibson officiating and Dr. Michael D. Wiggins officiating. Visitation will be from 1PM until time of service. Burial will follow with a graveside service at Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Myrtle’s grandsons.
In Lieu of Flowers we suggest donations directly to Child Evangelism Fellowship, PO Box 348, Warrenton, MO 63383-0348.