Tahlequah Daily Press

Obituaries

June 3, 2014

Winifred Campbell

WESTVILLE — Funeral services for Winifred Campbell, 74, of Tahlequah, were 10 a.m., Monday, June 2, at Green Country Funeral Home. Officiating was Pastor Rickey Dickinson. Pallbearers were James Wilman, Brent Smith, Monte Reel, Terry Garroutte, Frank Wofford, and Carl Stacey. Honorary pallbearers were Leonard Kelley, Russell Megee and Ralph Harrower. Interment followed in the Baptist Mission Cemetery, Westville. Online condolences may be left at tahlequahfuneral.com.

Winifred (Fred) Campbell, son of Fred and Nellie (Black) Campbell was born March 21, 1940, in Stilwell. He left for his eternal home on Thursday, May 29, from his home in Briggs.

On March 21, 1996, he married Linnie Maggard. Winifred worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and retired after 30 years of service. Winifred became a rancher, called and taught square dancing, and enjoyed giving advice to people whether they needed it or not.

He and Linnie truly enjoyed traveling in their RV, taking the back roads to enjoy all the beauty of the 23 states they visited. In their travels, they attended music festivals, museums, Cowboy Church in Branson and general sightseeing. Winifred had a special love of watching the Mississippi River flow.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Linnie of the home; two sons, Mark Campbell of Eldon, and Allen Campbell and friend Donna Sue Grant of Tahlequah; his daughter, Lisa Cookson and friend Jeff Lemasters of Briggs; his grandchildren, Anna Hoseney and Richard, Kelsey Campbell, Lauren Campbell, Blake Campbell, Amanda Cookson, Sarah Cookson, and Brooklyn Cookson; one great-granddaughter, Natalie Qualls; two brothers, Robert Campbell and wife Dorothy of Cane Hill, Ark., and Edward Campbell and wife Judy of Claremore; along with a host of extended family members and friends.

Green Country Funeral Home, 203 S. Commercial Road, (918) 458-5055.

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