Thursday, August 29, 2013

Carlos Campbell 1941--2013

In Memory of Carlos Campbell Obituary for Carlos Campbell Carlos Campbell, age 72, long-time member of the Chumuckla community and husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend to everyone who knew him, went home August 25, 2013 after a valiant battle with cancer. Carlos was born January 21, 1941 to Edgar and Lovenia Campbell. He was the sixth of seven children. He was raised in Rayne, Louisiana, until joining the United States Army at age 17. He met the love of his life, Christine Hatfield, while stationed at Ft. Rucker Alabama and the two were married on March 23, 1961. They had two sons, Paul and Greg. Carlos served 20 years in the United States Army. His military career took him to many duty stations, both stateside and abroad, including Korea, Germany and two combat tours in Vietnam. After retiring from Army in 1978, he and his family returned home to Chumuckla. From the time his boys played ball at Chumuckla High School, Carlos was a huge fan of high school basketball and could be found at almost all of the home games, both at Chumuckla and then Central for the next 30 plus years. He spent many days at his beloved Chumuckla Community Center playing dominos, drinking coffee and swapping stories with his many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Lovenia Campbell and siblings, Morris, Alexander, Sandress, Jay, Edgar, and Beatrice. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his wife of 52 years, Christine Hatfield Campbell, two sons, Paul David Campbell (Laura) and Gregory Carlos Campbell (Reyna), five grandchildren (Patrick, Autumn, Nicole, Sarah and Dylan), three great-grandchildren (Aidan, Rylee and Alison), a host of nieces and nephews, some local and many in Louisiana (Geaux Tigers) and an entire community of friends. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 6-8 pm at Lewis Funeral Home in Pace, FL. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:00 am at Lewis Funeral Home in Pace, FL with burial services to follow at Elizabeth Chapel in Chumuckla. Active Pallbearers: Doug Hatfield, David Hatfield, Kenneth Oakes, Phil Oakes, Harold and Jeff Pinyon. Honorary Pallbearers: Buddy Oakes, Doug Davis, Willard Davis and Tommy Reynolds.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Frances Marie Manning Campbell 1921 - 2013

Frances Marie Manning Campbell, 91, of Chumuckla, Florida passed away after an extended illness on August 15, 2013.
Frances was born on December 18, 1921, in Gulfport , Mississippi to Guy and Kittie Manning.  Her family moved to Pensacola, Florida in 1922.  She graduated from Pensacola High School and went to work for Fisher Brown Insurance Company.  She met Lamar Campbell in 1947, writing “I fell in love with him on the first date I had with him.”  They were married March 7, 1948 and remained married for 58 years until his death in 2006.  She cared for him at home through his journey with Alzheimer’s disease.
She loved getting together with her sisters, Elaine Horton, Evelyn Myers, Cleo Broxton and brother, Haywood Manning, all who preceded her in death.  Frances and Elaine took tap and ballroom dance lessons.  They tapped together in performances until they were in their 20’s.  Frances enjoyed growing flowers and bowling in a league.  She was clogging in her 70’s.  Frances loved going for afternoon rides.
Frances kept things running smoothly at home while Lamar was stationed on various ships as he served in the Navy.  They lived in California , Japan , Georgia , Tennessee , Virginia , South Carolina and Florida .  They moved to Chumuckla in 1960.  Frances attended Pensacola Junior College Beauty School.  She opened Fran’s Beauty Salon in her home in 1962 and had a successful business for almost 20 years.
She attended Chumuckla Methodist Church (which is now Chumuckla Community Church) for 52 years.  She and Loveda Reynolds, her good friend, taught Methodist Youth Fellowship together.  Frances taught Sunday school, Vacation Bible School, prepared many meals for church gatherings and did whatever needed to be done.  Annie Lord and Winona Griswold have been faithful to visit her each Monday, send cards, and bring pound cake and vegetables during her illness.
Frances is survived and much loved by her daughters and sons-in-law, Faye and Dave Westfall, Gainesville, GA, and Kittye and Winston Norris, Pace,FL; grandchildren, Kristen (Spencer) Westfall of New Orleans, LA, Kimberly (Kevin) Enns of Cumming, GA, Kate (Charles)Westfall, NYC, NY; Kyle (Brandy)Norris of Munson, FL, and Kurt Norris of Pace, FL; great grandchildren, Olivia and Grayson Enns; nieces and nephews, Jim and Lynne Campbell, Victor and Karen Campbell, Wanda and John Roberts, Roger and Vicky Matthews and Martha and Robert Trigg, Brenda and Matt Elias, Sandy and Timothy Smith, Barbara Callicotte, Kirby and Sandra Manning, Woody Manning and Bobby and Jewette Broxton.
The family is grateful to the staff of Covenant Hospice, especially, Cathy Paxton, who tirelessly cared for Frances.
Visitation will take place at Chumuckla Community Church at 2 p.m. on August 17, followed by funeral services at 3 p.m. with Reverend Becky Brannon, a longtime family friend, giving the eulogy.  After burial in the Elizabeth Chapel Community Cemetery, a meal for family and friends will follow in the Chumuckla Community Church Fellowship Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Chumuckla Community Church Young at Heart Seniors group or Chumuckla Community Church Scholarship Fund in the name of Frances and Lamar Campbell, 8008 Chumuckla Highway, Pace, FL 32571 or Covenant Hospice Milton, c/o Sharon Oaks, 6479 Caroline St., Milton , FL 32570 

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Glennie Faye Hearn 1934-2013

Glennie Faye Hearn 1934-2013 Glennie Faye Hearn, 78 of Chumuckla, FL passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. She was born September 29, 1934 in Tuskegee, Alabama. Glennie moved to Chumuckla in 1980 to live with the Segrest Family. She is preceded in death by her parents, Caesar and Sally B. Hearn; and cousins, Wilfred Segrest and Denny Segrest. She is survived by Odene Segrest, Linda Segrest Wombles and Mack Wombles and many other cousins. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Lewis Funeral Home Milton Chapel with Hospice Chaplain Dean Patterson, officiating. Burial following in Elizabeth Chapel Community Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 12PM prior to services. The family wishes to thank everyone who helped care for her at Unihealth Post Acute Care and Covenant Hospice Santa Rosa County. Express your condolences in our guestbook at . Published in Pensacola News Journal on August 2, 2013