Naomi R. Campbell

July 02, 1935 ‒ September 21, 2006

Edison, Ohio

Naomi R. Campbell, 71, of Edison, Ohio died Thursday September 21, 2006 at her home surrounded by her children.

She was born in Greenup County, Kentucky on July 2, 1935 the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (Miller) Wright.

On September 25, 1953 she married John C.C. “Mayo” Campbell in Louisa, Kentucky. In 1959 they moved from Lawrence, Kentucky to Edison. Once both their children were through grade school she assumed the position of kitchen manager at the Freeway Inn, currently, the Duke station at U.S. Route 42 and Interstate 71 until her retirement in 1999. She attended Gilead Friends Church and was active in the Monday Night Bible Study. She was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxillary. A kind hearted and caring person she enjoyed all types of cooking and cherished the times spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her great granddaughter “Nessa” wondered “who would take her to Pizza Hut now”? Her son and daughter described her as an “easy going woman with a strong will”.

She is survived by her two children; Brenda Campbell of Mount Gilead, Ohio and Johnnie L. Campbell of Edison, Ohio, and his special friend Becky Kilgour of Mount Gilead, Ohio, two grandchildren; Erica and Aaron Clark, two great grandchildren; Kylee and Denassa Clark, and two brothers Merle (Dori) and Berle Wright of Jamboree, Kentucky.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband on March 29, 1998 and her three sisters; Berthie Adams, Alme Thornsberry, and Wilma Flinker.

Graveside services will be held on Monday September 25, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Rivercliff Cemetery in Mount Gilead with Pastor Joe Graham officiating. At Mrs. Campbell’s request calling hours will not be observed.

Memorial contributions if desired may be made to Hospice of Morrow County, P.O. Box 86, Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338 or Children With Hairloss, 22215 Avion River Drive, Rockwood, Michigan, 48173.

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