Alice M. Campbell
May 12, 1931 ‒ March 11, 2007
Alice M. Campbell, age 75, of Fredericktown, died Sunday March 11, 2007 at her residence following an extended illness. Alice was born May 12, 1931 in New York, New York and moved to Fredericktown in 1966. Certified as a registered nurse, Alice served as a nurse with the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Alice had been employed at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon as an emergency room nurse for 30 years. She was certified as an instructor in First Responder Aid, First Aid and CPR. She was one of the original members of the Fredericktown Emergency Squad and trained the EMT’s in Knox County from 1970 to 1990. Alice taught CPR to many organizations through out Knox County including freshmen at Fredericktown High School, countywide teacher in-service, Mount Vernon Soroptomist Club, and various Mother’s Clubs and 4-H Clubs. She traveled, as nurse, with the “Youth Musicale” a Christian singing ministry and in 2002 traveled with the Fredericktown United Methodist Church to Haiti on a missionary work team. Alice had served as a volunteer for the American Red Cross, served as “On Call” volunteer nurse with the Red Cross Disaster Team, and was honored by the Red Cross as “Hero of the Year”. Alice was an active member and speaker with the Lifeline of Ohio Organ Procurement program (LOOP). In 1996 Alice was honored by the State of Ohio VFW as “Life Saver” of the year. During the 9/11 disaster, Alice traveled to New York on 9/12 where she worked for 4 weeks with family members of those lost in the attack on the World Trade Center.
She volunteered at homeless shelters in Columbus and Knox County and had served as a volunteer with Hospice of Knox County. She had also served as a volunteer at “Camp Home” a camp for youth who have suffered the loss of a parent or loved one.
Alice had been an active member of the Fredericktown United Methodist Church for over 40 years.
Surviving are her children Dr. Paul Campbell of San Clemente, California, David (Keri) Campbell of Ridell, Georgia, Rebecca Campbell of Kansas City, Missouri and Patti (Ken) Goeppinger of Fredericktown; five grandchildren Ryan (Lindsay) Goeppinger, Garrett Goeppinger, Brennan Goeppinger, Perry Campbell and Taylor Campbell, a great granddaughter Kameron Goeppinger; three sisters Millie Smith of Branson, Missouri, Ana Gustafson of Denver, Colorado and Carmen Rankin of Delaware, Arkansas and her sister-in-law Ida Giminez. She was preceded in death by her parents Serafin and Carmen (Espinet) Gracia, her husband Perry Campbell, her daughter Barbara Campbell and her brother Louis Giminez.
Friends may call Wednesday from 5 PM to 8 PM at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church where funeral services will be Thursday at 11 AM with Rev. Keith Bohley and Rev. Larry Draper officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Knox County Chapter of the American Red Cross, 300 North Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.