Dorothy Ellen Robinson Campbell, 93, a lifelong resident of Parsons, and for the past four years a resident of Colonial Place in Elkins, passed from this life early Friday morning, March 7, 2014, at the nursing home.
Dorothy was born Sunday, Oct. 24, 1920, in Parsons, a daughter of the late Henry Gassaway Robinson and Nina V. Nestor
On June 4, 1961, she was married to John Campbell, who preceded her in death Jan. 22, 2005.
Left to cherish Dorothy's memory are her daughter, Arlene Snyder and husband, Steven, of Roanoke Rapids, N.C.; her three grandchildren, Lauren D. Snyder, Steven Alexander Snyder and Christopher Andrew Snyder; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Dorothy was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by her brother, John Robinson; and her sister, Madeline Lucy Griffith.
Dorothy attended the schools of Tucker County, had worked at the Parsons Tannery, the Half-Price Store and the A&P, where she spent 27 years before retiring in 1975. She was a homemaker and enjoyed canning and gardening, having entered her produce in the Tucker County Fair for many years. She was an active member of the 4-H Leaders, a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, had been a lifetime member of the Beekeepers Association and was a member of First United Methodist Church of
Visitation will be conducted at Summerfield Funeral Home of Parsons Sunday from 4-6 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel Monday, March 10, at 11 p.m. The Rev. Jeff Anderson will officiate, and interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery in the Holly Meadows community of Parsons.
Summerfield Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Dorothy Ellen Robinson Campbell. Send online condolences to the family at www.summerfieldfuneralhome.com.