|Birth: ||May 7, 1900|
|Death: ||Mar. 20, 1971|
Printed in the Benkelman, NE Post, March 1971
Viola Pearl Adkinson
Viola Pearl Campbell was born May 7, 1900 at Box Elder. Nebraska, Red Willow County to Mahlon and Martha Campbell. She passed away March 20, 1971 at the age of 70 years, 10 months and 13 days at the Hitchcock County Hospital in Stratton, Nebraska.
She attended grade school at Box Elder and high school in McCook.
On June 12. 1918 Pearl was united in marriage to Edwin F. Adkinson in McCook, Nebraska. To thls union were born five children, Rena, Dorothy, Edna, Philip and Melvin.
They lived on farms in southwest Nebraska until 1946, moving to Kansas. In 1963 they returned to Nebraska, choosing Stratton as their home. They celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 12, 1968.
Pearl assisted her husband in various fields of Christian service as pastor's wife, Sunday School teacher, member of different missionary societies and also active in the Stratton V.F.W. Auxiliary, although not a member. She was faithful to the Friends Church since 1923 and a member of the Benkelman Friends Church at the time of her death.
Pearl was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, devoting much of her time in prayer and service for others.
Proceeding her in death were her parents, one sister, Freda Brenning, and one daughter, Rena, in infancy.
She leaves to mourn her husband, Edwin; two daughters, Dorothy Smets and her husband, Herbert, of Stockton, Kansas; Edna Dicke and her husband, Leland of Stratton, Nebraska; two sons, Phillip of McCook; Melvin and wife, Lois, of Booker, Texas; eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren: two sisters, Lila Reynolds and Alpharetta , Campbell both of McCook: two brothers, Hugh Campbell of Monrovia. California, and Joseph Campbell of Bend, Oregon: many relatives and friends.
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Thomas Mahlon Campbell (1867 - 1931)
Martha Elizabeth Johnson Campbell (1871 - 1930)
Edwin Franklin Adkinson (1897 - 1988)
Rena Leota Adkinson (1919 - 1919)*
Dorothy Viola Adkinson Smets (1921 - 2004)*
Philip Roy Adkinson (1927 - 1985)*
Melvin Edwin Adkinson (1934 - 1996)*
Viola Pearl Campbell Adkinson (1900 - 1971)
Hugh W. Campbell (1902 - 1975)*
Alpharetta Campbell (1903 - 1971)*
Lila Delores Campbell Reynolds (1905 - 1988)*
Freda Izetta Campbell Brenning (1908 - 1965)*
Joseph H. Campbell (1913 - 1986)*
Rose Hill Cemetery
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