Edith Lilian Sensabaugh Campbell

Campbell 001      Edith Lilian Sensabaugh Campbell, 93, of Craigsville, Virginia,  died Tuesday, August 27, 2013 in Staunton, Virginia.

She was born November 22, 1919 in Rockbridge County, Virginia, the daughter of the late George F. Sensabaugh and Mamie B. Huffman Sensabaugh. She was married to the late Clyde W. Campbell, who preceded her in death on January 14, 2004.

She was a member of the Little River Church of the Brethren. She was active in the church for a number of years. She served as chairman of the church board, delegate to district conference, secretary, treasurer, Sunday school teacher from beginners to youth and also a leader of the adult Bible Class for 11 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by four children, Joyce C. Brown of Staunton, Virginia, Clyde Wayne Campbell & wife Joyce of Fishersville, Virginia, Winston D. Campbell & wife Janet of Craigsville, Jennifer C. Melton & husband Larry of Staunton; 6 grandchildren, Sandi, Brian, Brent, Windy, Barry & Matthew; 10 great grandchildren; a sister, Doris A. Sensabaugh; a special friend Penny Ingram; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son, Stephen B. Campbell; a grandson, John Brown; a brother, G. Carlton Sensabaugh; a half sister, Margie Palmer; and a half brother, Russell Bartley.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 1, 2013 at the Little River Church of the Brethren with Brother William Garber & Brother Scott Payne officiating.

Interment will be in Little River Church of the Brethren Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Barry Campbell, Matthew Campbell, Brian Campbell, Brent Campbell, Johnny Coffman and Derek Alford. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Cook and Tucker Craig.
The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Craigsville Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Little River Church of the Brethren Ladies Fellowship Group, 711 Little River Road, Goshen, Virginia 24439.

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3 Responses to Edith Lilian Sensabaugh Campbell

  1. Carol Colvin says:

    im sorry for the lost i will keep the family in prayers your friend carol colvin

  2. Deborah Smiley says:

    Jennifer and Family,

    We were so very sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. She and Shirley (Berlin’s mom) were roommates at King’s Daughters’ Rehab. Ctr. some years ago, and I always enjoyed talking with your mom when I visited. Edith always looked after Shirley (even tucking her into bed at night), which was so sweet. May God bless and comfort you during this difficult time.

    Deborah & Berlin Smiley

  3. Norma & Andy Gutshall says:

    Jennifer & Family,

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She was a big part of my life for many years…enjoyed staying at your house and eating all the good food she prepared…remembering all the laughter and good times. The world will be a little dimmer now without your mom’s bright light shining…but the stars will be a little brighter.

    Love,
    Norma & Andy Gutshall

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