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Cecil Allen Campbell
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1922
Oakwood
Leon County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1952
Frankston
Anderson County
Texas, USA

A double funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday for Cecil Allen Campbell, 30, and his son Anthony Allen 'Tony', age 7, who died Sunday afternoon, Sep. 14, 1952, in a drowning tragedy at Lake Frankston.

The service will be at St. Philips Episcopal Church with the Rev. W.A. Riemann officiating. Burials will be in New Addition (Annex) Cemetery.

Pallbearers for the father will be members of the Masonic Lodge, of which he was a member.

Pallbearers for the son will be from the Brotherhood of Railroad Firemen.

Mr. Campbell, native of Oakwood, grew up in Palestine and attended Palestine High School before joining the Army. He spent four years overseas, and on his return took a position as fireman for Missouri-Pacific Lines.

He was a member of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Masonic Lodge, and the railroad fireman's organization for which he was legislative representative.

His son Tony was an only child and a student in the second grade at Rusk Elementary School.

Surviving Mr. Campbell are his widow, Elizabeth Partridge Campbell; parents, Mr. and Mrs. V.L. Scroggins; grandmother, Mrs. Susan Holloway; brother, R.B. Scroggins, all of Palestine; and a sister, Mrs. Mildred Lee Crawford of Trinity.

Tony is additionally survived by his grandfather, Harry Partridge, and other relatives in England.
(Published in the Palestine Herald-Press 9/15/1952)
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Cecil's birth father was John Campbell. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Vernon Lee Scroggins (1905 - 1984)
  Agnes May Hollaway Scroggins (1900 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Partridge Seagler (1920 - 2009)
 
 Children:
  Anthony Allen Campbell (1945 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Cpl 7 Air Depot AAF WWII
 
Note: Headstone photos courtesy of East Texas Genealogical Society; taken c. 2007.
 
Burial:
Palestine City Cemetery
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA
Plot: New Addition Annex F-17
 
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Apr 29, 2007
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Cecil Allen Campbell
Added by: Bernard-Trigg
 
Cecil Allen Campbell
Added by: Bernard-Trigg
 
 
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- Bernard-Trigg
 Added: Jun. 3, 2013
U.S. Army World War II.
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 Added: Jun. 1, 2012
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- Judy Richards
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