Betty Christine Campbell, 77, of Gravois Mills died Monday, Jan. 10, 2005, at her residence. She was born on March 1, 1927, in Essex to the late Jim and Lottie Grace Brannon. She had worked as a waitress and cook for many years and was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Eagles Club.
Survivors include one son, Virgil Campbell, Jr. of Bellville, Ill.; seven daughters, Juanita Haynes of Sikeston, Barbra Goforth and Sharon Campbell, both of Gravois Mills, Janice Mace of Dexter, Shirley Sugg of Cahokia, Ill., Janet Young of Tulsa, Okla., and Ann Costin of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothers, Gene Brannon of Sikeston and Charles Brannon of Marble Hill; five sisters, Lena Hicks and Pat Young, both of Sikeston, Nancy Cochran of Marble Hill, Ruth Malone of Rockford, Ill., and Linda Arthur of Poplar Bluff; 22 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-granchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, David Campbell on Dec. 11, 2004; two brothers, Bud Brannon and Dankie Brannon; and one sister, Dorothy Layton.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005, at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, in the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel with Bro. Kelley Grubbs, pastor of Murray Lane Baptist Church of Sikeston officiating.
Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.